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The Storm

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 57.609.26

Collection credit:Gift of James N. Rosenberg, 1957.  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Given by James N. Rosenburg to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1957.  


Paper size:204 x 322 mm  
Plate mark size:157 x 285 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Strasbourg lily and top of horned crown (partial)  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:rather faint  


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: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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'M8E', 'K81' on verso; 'Storm. Whistler' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.