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81

The Storm

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 81

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1949  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bought with the Pennell Fund for the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  

 

Paper size:256 x 412 mm  
Plate mark size:14 x 284 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:the paper is discoloured, almost to greyish tan  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:FELLOWS / 1804  
Medium:drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:soft freckled tone  
Note on foul biting:as usual  
Print note:After cancellation; with cancellation marks obscured or removed  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1861.'  
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:mh: the letter at the beginning of the dealer's stock number resembles an 'e'-- not a 'c' as expected  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'e 21040' (underlined) on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'4' (on side) at lower left on verso; '102' (on side) at lower right on verso  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0810113  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.