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Fumette, Standing

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © New York Public Library  
Provenance:Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), New York; listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by the Lenox Library, 1910 (Lenox Library became part of New York Public Library, 1911).  


Paper size:385 x 265 mm  
Plate mark size:348 x 216-222 bevel mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japan  
Note on the paper:browned to buff, with prominent long fibres, fragile and thin  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light tone, showing the bevel  
Note on foul biting:some at the edges  
Print note: rich soft burr ; printer's creases at right below centre,  


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:'Whistler' in bottom right corner, within platemark  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:' "Fumette" ' at centre bottom, within platemark  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'S. P. AVERY / COLLECTION' rectangular stamp on recto  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1859 -' possibly by Whistler; '50' at top left, both on the right  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.