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The Music Room

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 018.2007
State: 1/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Jules Gerbeau (d. 1906), Paris. Alfred Barrion. Paul McCarron, New York; Dr George S. van Houten, sale Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007, lot 13; Peter and Paula Lunder; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, 2007.  


Paper size:242 x 314 mm  
Plate mark size:145 x 212 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Moderate plate tone, selectively wiped (lamp globe, tabletop), for highlights.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:rich  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:Gerbeau (Lugt 1166); Barrion (Lugt 76)  
Dealers' stock nos:'0330118'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Music Room / 1st state', price erased [3/3/?], on recto.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.