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Nursemaid and Child

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: 1990.503
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:R. E. Lewis, Larkspur Landing, CA; purchased by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, October 1990, Lee M. Friedman Fund.  


Paper size:167 x 235 mm  
Plate mark size:97 x 131 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc): laid  
Note on the paper:'modern' laid (post 1800)  
Watermarks:[fragment] Strasbourg Lily  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight overall tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A good impression, light but clear.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler'  
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:MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:'#24607'  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.