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The Storm

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1949.5.537

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; probably sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Given by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949.  
Additional acq. no:B-15844  

 

Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:pale green  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:mitre with staff or mace?  
Medium:drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with selectively wiped plate tone and retroussage  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:the ink colour is greyish 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: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:'HM' (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342); 'HW' stamp (H.G.Whittemore, Lugt 1384a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  
ID:K0810110  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.