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Harris Schrank Fine Prints (2012)
Accession no: n/a
State: 2/3

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Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. 37155). Given by Esther Gardner to Bishop Lawrence in memory of George Peabody Gardner, nephew and heir of Isabella Stewart Gardner. Bought from Paul McCarron by George van Houten, Netherlands; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007; bought by Harris Schrank Fine Prints, New York; C. G. Boerner, New York, 2007; Harris Schrank, 2009.  


Paper size:222 x 164 mm  
Plate mark size:135 x 97 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid paper  
Watermarks:Posthorn and lion  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very little tone  
Note on foul biting:particularly at corners  
Print note:The ink looks dark brown on this paper.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:' "Seymour" '  
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:  
Collector's mark:'v' over inverted 'u' mark on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 37155' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1st pr from plate' possibly written by F. S. Haden; '?x OM' or 'WO x?' on verso.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and dealer's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.