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The Kitchen

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.461
State: 2/3

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Judson S. Dutcher (b. ca 1863); Cortland F. Bishop (1870-1935); Samuel Josefowitz (b. 1921); Fine Art Society, London; bought by Peter Lunder, 8 July 2004; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:047.2004  


Paper size:297 x 226 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 156 mm  
Other size:225 x 156 chine mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine on cream wove  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light cool brown, clean wiped.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Light through window very effective.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. Jacques. 171.'  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly in pencil under platemark at right  
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:Dutcher (Lugt 716); Bishop (Lugt 2770b); 'SJ' (Josefowitz)  
Dealers' stock nos:'APG 6606'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'The Kitchen 1st St.' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.