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The Storm

British Museum
Accession no: 1887-12-16-34-14

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Published in a cancelled set of etchings by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879. Album acquired by the British Museum, London, 1887.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA102994  


Paper size:322 x ca 255 mm  
Plate mark size:157 x 284 mm  
Note on size:sheet bound into volume, slightly rough edges  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:top of crown  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light - less at bottom  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:some burr still in sky, bushes and figure, lightly inked, thin 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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.