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C. L. Drouet, Sculptor

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 40.63.5
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Gift of Harold K. Hochschild, 1940  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York. Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Albert W. Scholle (d. 1910), New York. Given by Harold K. Hochschild to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940.  


Paper size:359 x 242 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 152 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone, at edges on right  
Note on foul biting:at edge  
Print note:a superb early proof, with some burr  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1859.' and 'Whistler Maitre Eaufortier'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'Drouet Sculpteur'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly 'imp.' in pencil  
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:pencil butterfly of 1890/1892  
Collector's mark:'B. M.' stamp on verso (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394); pentagon stamp (A.W. Scholle, Lugt 2923a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.