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La Marchande de Moutarde

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1943.3.8410
State: 2/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Royal Collection, Windsor; sold to Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 1906; sold to H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. 41949, valued at £8.8.0), 1906; sold to unidentified collectoin 1906, and later bought by r for $100. Theodore de Witt, New York. Bought by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia; given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1943.  
Additional acq. no:B-10472  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Note on size:the support sheet has been trimmed  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory on white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine on plate paper  
Note on the paper:chine applique  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:traces of tone near the plate edges  
Note on foul biting:as usual  
Print note:Stunningly beautiful impression.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. [superscript 't'] Jacques. 171.'  
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:'VR' crowned, oval stamp (Royal Library, Windsor, Lugt 2535); 'LJR' (Lessing J. Rosenwald, Lugt 1760b)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 41949' (crossed out) at lower left on verso; 'a 65745' at lower left on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W16 / 1st St' at lower right on the recto; '70' (partly encircled) at lower right on the verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.