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Annie Haden

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1892.5
State: 4/4

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:© Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (ca 1829 - d. 1891); Sotheby's, London, 3 March 1892; bought from Hermann Wunderlich & Co., New York, (receipt May 1892), by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, May 1892; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:430 x 275 mm  
Plate mark size:348 x 214 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Japan laid  
Note on the paper:Eastern paper: hosho; little debris - even distribution, horizontal chain lines  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:several small flecks are the result of abrasion, not acid  
Print note:A rather dry, pale impression.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1860.' ('6' reversed)  
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:FGA folder sheet: Hutchinson Collection stamp in margin. Freer wrote in pencil, verso: W 57. Unidentified writing in pencil, verso: 9518. M. Smith wrote in pencil, verso: F1892.5 K62  
Collector's mark:'JHH' blindstamp (J. H. Hutchinson, Lugt 2921) and 'F' stamp (C.L. Freer, not in Lugt)  
Dealers' stock nos:'9518' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W57' written by C.L. Freer.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.