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Riault (The Wood Engraver)

Terra Foundation for American Art
Accession no: 1995.53
State: 2/4

Collection credit:Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection  
Image credit:Photo © Terra Foundation for American Art  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York ; Harris G. Whittemore Jr.; Harris Whittemore Jr. Trust, Christie’s, 9-10 May 1995 (lot 187); bought by the Terra Foundation for American Art.  


Paper size:330 x 225 mm  
Plate mark size:229 x 149 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1860.' ('6' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:  
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:  
Collector's mark:'HM' (Howard Mansfield, Lugt 1341); 'HW' (Harris G. Whittemore, Lugt 1384a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Carpentier dit Riault' at lower centre recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.