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La Vieille aux Loques

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1982.44.1
State: 4/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo ¬© National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Acquired by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1981.  
Additional acq. no:B-33700  

 

Paper size:275 x 207 mm  
Plate mark size:206 x 147 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:pale grey/blue  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone, wiped cleaner at the bottom, including on the sack.  
Note on foul biting:all round the edges particularly at the left  
Print note:a strong impression, looking bright on this paper  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre‚Ķ' mostly deleted  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:no  

 

Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'CE15117'  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  
ID:K0210323  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.