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La Vieille aux Loques

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1950.1348
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Bequest of Lessing Rosenthal  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Léopold Gustave Roux, Marseilles. Bequeathed by Lessing Rosenthal to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1950.  
Additional acq. no:11050 (R 9951 - old acq no)  


Paper size:251 x 183 mm  
Plate mark size:206 x 148 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white on off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):china on wove  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. Jacques. 171.'  
Whistler's signature on paper:'Whistler', butterfly and oblique line in graphite in margin, lower left  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'LHR' (L. G. Roux, Lugt 1172d)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:''R253 3. LR.' (the 3 superscript) at lower left recto; 'R R.R. [followed by illeg French inscr--'av. le . . . de le artiste / La Vieilee au loques']' and 'XTTI' (under a line; the first T upside down) at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.