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The Little Pool

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.467
State: 3/9

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow. Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York, 1910; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 191. Susan Schulman, New York; Peter and Paula Lunder; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:153.2004  


Paper size:206 x 272 mm  
Plate mark size:103 x 124 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid paper, soiled  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:little tone, lightly printed - fingerprint left edge  
Note on foul biting:nearest boats, underneath inscription  
Print note:Kennedy impression?  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'The Works of James Whistler: Etchings and Dry Points, are on view at E. Thomas' / 39 Old Bond Street'  
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:  
Collector's mark:'B.M.' (B.B. Macgeorge, Lugt 394); 'HM' (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342); 'HW' (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt 1384a), stamps on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others: 'K1 ATX|P / XKI|G' on mat  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.