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La Vieille aux Loques

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.414.10
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Boston Athenaeum, Boston. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:56364  


Paper size:436 x 304 mm  
Plate mark size:210 x 148 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:The primary support is light weight, cream japanese paper, laid onto medium weight, white machine made wove paper.  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:with plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp Delatre Rue St Jacques 171'  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'M.F.A. / B A /' (?) on verso, adhesive museum stamp with inscription in black ink; 'BOSTON ATHENAEUM'? museum stamp in blue ink .  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'8 La vieille aux loques 2nd state' on the recto, outside platemark, lower right.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.