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The Music Room

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.470
State: 2/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Mrs R. Woods Bliss; Samuel Josefowitz; Fine Art Society, London; bought by Peter Lunder, 8 July 2004; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:046.2004  


Paper size:232 x 320 mm  
Plate mark size:145 x 215 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:grey-green  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:'oatmeal'  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Quite dark tone, wiped clean on the table and lamp.  
Note on foul biting:Extensive foul biting along the bottom.  
Print note:  


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:(Bliss, L. 2004a); 'SJ' black  
Dealers' stock nos:'C 2243' on mat  
Misc inscriptions by others:'32' on recto; verso: '1915' - other numbers crossed out; 'Music Room' 'Whistlers own copy'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.