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Rag Pickers, Quartier Mouffetard, Paris

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1951.13.22
State: 5/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Given by Mrs Jane C. Carey in memory of her mother, Mrs Addie Burr Clark, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1951.  
Additional acq. no:B-19814  


Paper size:192 x 111 mm  
Plate mark size:152 x 133 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:very thin tissue.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light overall tone.  
Note on foul biting:Dots at corners and marks at the bottom edge.  
Print note:A good impression with burr on many areas.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'1858'  
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:'EW.' in pencil on recto  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.