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Portrait of a man

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.508

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Image credit:  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow. Albert W. Scholle (d. 1910), New York. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111915  


Paper size:316 x 196 mm  
Plate mark size:228 x 152 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:indistinct (centre)  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1860'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:On recto, at lower left, in pencil: butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:pentagon stamp at lower right (A.W. Scholle, Lugt 2923a); 'B. M.' stamp (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394); 'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'58' on recto, at lower left corner.  
Misc inscriptions by others:'ANS' on verso, lower right  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.