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The Storm

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
Accession no: 1954/1.351

Collection credit:Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker  
Image credit:  
Provenance:William G. Rawlinson (1840-1928), London. Margaret Selkirk Watson Parker (1867-1936), Detroit, MI; bequeathed to the University of Michigan Art Museum, MI, 1954.  


Paper size:176 x 305 mm  
Plate mark size:159 x 283 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam (?) and RK? Countermark  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Despite the inscriptions, this is from the cancelled plate  


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:'C 3578', partly erased and crossed out at lower left on verso; 'C.13895' at lower right on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'The Storm. W.77 "A scarce Drypoint," Wedmore' at lower left on the verso; 'Rawlinson collection' at lower right on the verso; 'L / v / c' [c reversed] at lower centre on the verso; encircled '35' and 'Hxv xv 0' the second 'sv superscript, the '0' with a '/' through it, at lower right on the verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.