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The Title Page for 'Douze Eaux Fortes d'après Nature'

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: M23097
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Robert Gardner  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by Robert Gardner to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA.  


Paper size:160 x 236 mm  
Plate mark size:112 x 145 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:The paper has a rough edge at right and bottom; it is slightly darkened within the mount; textury, 'oatmeal'  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight overall tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A good impression, rich and dark on the artist figure; it looks very warm in colour, on pale browned paper.  


Whistler's sign on plate:James Whistler  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'Douze / Eaux Fortes / d'apres [sic] Nature / par / James Whistler' and 'Á [sic] / Mon viel [sic] Ami Seymour Haden.'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue. St. Jacques. 171. Paris. Nov. 1858'  
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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.