Home > The Catalogue > Impression

Return to previous page


Bibi Lalouette

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1863
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Clarence Buckingham Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (ca 1829 - d. 1891), London; possibly sold at Sotheby's, London, 3 March 1892 (lot 77 / 78), bought by Deprez. Royal Collection, Windsor; sold to Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 1906; sold to H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1906 (stock no. 41962); sold to Clarence L. Buckingham, Chicago, for $90; acquired by the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.  
Additional acq. no:R 5750  


Paper size:345 x 245 mm  
Plate mark size:222 x 151 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:While Lochnan describes the print as one of Whistler's 'drypoint' portraits, most of the plate is etched.  


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: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:'JHH' blind stamp (J.H. Hutchinson, Lugt 2921); 'VR' crowned, oval stamp (Royal Library, Windsor, Lugt 2535); 'CB' (Clarence L. Buckingham, Lugt 497) stamps  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 41962' and ' a 41[illeg]' (erased) at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.