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La Vieille aux Loques

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: M12107
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Edwin de T. Bechtel  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Clarence Buckingham (1855-1913). Knoedler & Co., New York. Given by Edwin de Turck Bechtel (1880-1957) to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA.  


Paper size:405 x 305 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 146 mm  
Other size:206 x 145 mm  
Note on size:broad margins  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream (?)  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine  
Note on the paper:mounted on ivory wove  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:solid overall tone, partly owed to chine colour  
Note on foul biting:It appears very mucky down the right side  
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: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:  
Collector's mark:verso, rectangular stamp with initials 'CB' (Buckingham L.497)  
Dealers' stock nos:'R 1808 c' on recto, and 'Mk 16247' [?]  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W14 First State Extremely fine on chine collĂ©e' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.