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The Storm

Grafische Sammlung der Albertina, Vienna
Accession no: DG1922/49

Collection credit:Albertina, Vienna  
Image credit:Photo © Albertina, Vienna  
Provenance:Acquired in 1922 by the Albertina, Vienna, by exchange with C. G. Boerner, Leipzig.  

 

Paper size:220 x 333/335 mm  
Plate mark size:157 x 286 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:n/a  
Medium:drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:medium print tone; added ink in upper margin to emphasise the rain clouds  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:very rich impression; ink reticulation in upper margin, near right margin and on horizontal lines above the signature. Interesting impression.  

 

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:no  

 

Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:verso lower left corner 'Albertina Graph. Sammlg' in circle (Lugt 5e)  
Dealers' stock nos:recto lower right corner erased 'R2730'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'49-1922'  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0810115  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.