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The Lime-Burner

Baltimore Museum of Art
Accession no: 1996.48.11658
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © The Baltimore Museum of Art  
Provenance:George A. Lucas (1824-1909), Paris; acquired by the Baltimore Museum of Art, MD, 1996.  


Paper size:365 x 268 mm  
Plate mark size:251 x 178 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:extensive use of tone particularly in the bottom half and on the doorway, blending with the foul biting.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:very good impression.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler - 1859 - '  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:'Whistler' in pencil below platemark  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'To George Lucas' below platemark  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'M.I. LUCAS COLLECTION' stamp on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'No 44' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.