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Rag Pickers, Quartier Mouffetard, Paris

British Museum
Accession no: 1866.10.13.607
State: 2/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris; sold to the British Museum, London, 1866.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA49324  


Paper size:125 x 134 mm  
Plate mark size:153 x 89 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove/sight  
Note on the paper:slightly browned  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Llight overall tone, brown in effect.  
Note on foul biting:Light scrim marks at the bottom; small blemish at the top right corner.  
Print note:The ink looks a warm black, making a dark brown in effect on this paper.  


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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:not on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.