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Jo's Bent Head

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: 2005.287

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Cornwell  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Robert Rice (b. 1925). Given by Patricia Cornwell to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 2005.  


Paper size:232 x 156 mm  
Plate mark size:227 x 151 mm  
Note on size: Trimmed to within 2-5 mm of the platemark.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid, 'antique'  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:clean wiped  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The head has a soft dark burr. The surface is faintly flecked with marks from the plate and inking.  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:recto, brown circular stamp with monogram 'RR', the first R reversed (Robert Rice, not in Lugt); two pencil monograms (Rice) not in L., 'JRM' and 'Iron' or 'JRM'  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:[illegible] [M]BM?  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.