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Annie Haden

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.312
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance: John Henry Wrenn (1841-1911), Chicago. C. G. Boerner, New York; bought by Peter Lunder, 11 October 2001; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:021.2002  


Paper size:421 x 264 mm  
Plate mark size:350 x 212 mm  
Note on size:margin  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:pale buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:discolouration from cream originally, 'modern' laid (post 1800)  
Watermarks:scallop shell  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:some overall plate tone, particularly at the right edge and in parts of the skirt and curtain  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note: fine impression with burr  


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:butterfly 'imp.' below platemark at left  
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 1890s  
Collector's mark:'JHW' [Wrenn] in graphite on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.