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The Kitchen

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.414.14
State: 2/3

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Image credit:  
Provenance:Boston Athenaeum, Boston. [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston?]. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:56368  


Paper size:438 x 306 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 156 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:The primary support is light weight, cream Japanese paper laid onto medium weight, white machine wove paper.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
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Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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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:  
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Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:On verso, octagonal adhesive label, in blue ink: 'M.F.A. / B.A / 666'; oval museum stamp, in blue ink: 'BOSTON ATHENAEUM'.  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:On secondary support, '12. The kitchen. 2nd state'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.