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Reading by Lamplight

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: 2005.284

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Cornwell  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Robert Rice (b. 1925). Given by Patricia Cornwell to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 2005.  


Paper size:312 x 209 mm  
Plate mark size:159 x 117 mm  
Note on size:margin  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight overall tone, but wiped clean for the hand and book  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A good rich impression in warm black ink  


Whistler's sign on plate:'J. Whistler' ('l' crossed as well as 't')  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:stamp of monogram 'RR', the first R reversed, in circle (Rice, not in Lugt)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'6876' crossed out, and '18456'; '1st state 24' on verso; '1st state', '24' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.