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La Vieille aux Loques

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 62.635.605
State: 4/4

Collection credit:Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1962  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Given by Harry G. Friedman (1882-1965) to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1962.  


Paper size:275 x 280 mm  
Plate mark size:207 x 148 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:thick, dirty  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:nearly clean wiped  
Note on foul biting:at the edges, the fingerprint type mark is getting faint; noticeable scrim type texture at bottom left  
Print note:strong contrasts with light areas very bright  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'…Rue …' ('Imp. Delatre. Rue St. Jacques. 171.' is nearly entirely obliterated)  
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:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. Jacques. 171.' is nearly entirely obliterated, more than in K0210336.  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'6480' on recto, 'B.10562' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others: 'CO', on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.