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The Little Pool

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.514
State: 9/9

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Charles H. Ellingwood (b. 1867). 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:111927  


Paper size:154 x 196 mm  
Plate mark size:102 x 124 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  
Watermarks:Arms of Burgundy (partial, upper section; similar watermark recorded on 17th century Rhenish paper)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:'soft toned black'  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. / 1861 -'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
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):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'E' (encircled) in blue ink (Ellingwood); 'CCC' trefoil stamp in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham) both on verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:'16147 G53883' on verso, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'little pool k74' on recto, at lower left; at lower right, '31 aes'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.