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Rag Pickers, Quartier Mouffetard, Paris

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 2006.125.22
State: 5/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:John E. Stocker, Arlington, VA; gift to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2006.  


Paper size:206 x 149 mm  
Plate mark size:154 x 90 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:pale blue  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:partial Strasbourg Bend with 'W'?  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Pale overall tone.  
Note on foul biting:With new foul biting or etched texture on sky, with pits at lower left and diagonal scratches at lower right on fifth state impressions.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1858'  
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:no  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'GE 16129' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.