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La Vieille aux Loques

Detroit Institute of Arts
Accession no: 65.377
State: 4/4

Collection credit:Gift of K. T. Keller  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by K. T. Keller to the Detroit Institute of Arts, MI, 1965.  


Paper size:277 x 200 mm  
Plate mark size:207 x 148 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:pale green  
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:Light, slightly more pronounced in foreground.  
Note on foul biting:foul biting particularly around corners and edges  
Print note:Fingerprints on right and possible scrim marks; fabric imprint on bag in foreground.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue […]' (partially burnished out, 'Delatre' almost indecipherable)  
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:'LG' [?] in pencil, at lower left corner, on recto  
Dealers' stock nos:'P29760' lower left corner: 'c.17207' ; 'c.2403' illegible inscription above, on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W. 14 / K. 21 / III Vieille aux loques' recto, on centre lower margin  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.