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

Yale University Art Gallery
Accession no: 2006.106.1
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Everett V. Meeks (B.A. 1901) Fund, acquired by the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 2006.  


Paper size:351 x 270 mm  
Plate mark size:  
Note on size:Sheet size is the complete size, the folded size of the sheet is given as 114 x 146 mm (4 1/2 x 5 3/4 ins).  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:blue  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):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  
Note on foul biting:texture  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:see inscriptions  
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:yes  
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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.