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The Storm

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), New York; acquired by New York Public Library S. P. Avery collection.  

 

Paper size:225 x 349 mm  
Plate mark size:156 x 285 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:'DE ERVEN DE BLAUW'  
Medium:drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:deep tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Burr still noticeable; despite being cancelled it was signed and inscribed by Whistler.  

 

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:'Whistler' and butterfly in pencil on recto  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'The Storm - (Ridley)' on recto  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  

 

Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'S. P. AVERY / COLLECTION' (Lugt 41) stamp bottom right  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'77' top left  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0810212  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.