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La Vieille aux Loques

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1951.13.23
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Given by Mrs Jane C. Carey in memory of her mother, Mrs Addie Burr Clark, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1951.  
Additional acq. no:B-19815  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Note on size:the support sheet has been trimmed  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory on white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine on plate paper  
Note on the paper:chine appliqué  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone, the figure's cap and lap and the objects on the wall opposite her are wiped clean  
Note on foul biting:with new foul biting or etched texture on sky  
Print note:warm black ink  


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:no  
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:no  
Collector's mark:'ABC' (Addie Burr Clark, not in Lugt)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.