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Riault (The Wood Engraver)

Bibliothèque de l’INHA, collection Jacques Doucet
Accession no: Fol. Est. 640 (1)
State: C/4

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Provenance:Published in a set of 57 cancelled plates by the Fine Art Society, 1879; Alfred Strölin, Paris, 1907; sold to Jacques Doucet, Paris, 30 November 1907; donated by him in 1918 to the Université de Paris (Bibliothèque Jacques Doucet); since 2003 part of the Institut national d'histoire de l'art.  
Additional acq. no:old acc. no.: Gal[erie] I 30  


Paper size:c384 x 243 mm  
Plate mark size:227 x 152 mm  
Note on size:paper size approx. because sheets are bound  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:deckled edge  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. / 1860.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):  
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Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.