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La Vieille aux Loques

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: 1973.61
State: 4/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Gift of Miss Aimee and Miss Rosamond Lamb, Boston, to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, January 1973.  


Paper size:281 x 202 mm  
Plate mark size:210 x 147 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:thinner than other MFA impressions; 'laid' lines not as prominent  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:some tone at the left.  
Note on foul biting:foul biting provides texture on the right, there is a big blob to right of the door line  
Print note:a good impression, quite richly inked  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
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:MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'5' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.