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La Vieille aux Loques

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la photographie
Accession no: Rés EC 123 Folio 1
State: 4/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo courtesy of Bibliothèque nationale de France  


Paper size:212 x 151 mm  
Plate mark size:207 x 146/147 mm  
Note on size:paper trimmed close to platemark  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory discoloured to buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:virtually none  
Note on foul biting:Finger prints all over the right, foul biting in corners, along lower margin, pitting.  
Print note:black lines in shadows right of figures broken down and worn  


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:recto red circular stamp 'BIB. NAT. EST.' (Lugt 249)  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.