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The Punt

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo Whistler Etchings Project / E. G. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler (1910)  
Provenance:Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), New York; listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by the Lenox Library, 1910 (Lenox Library became part of New York Public Library, 1911).  


Paper size:218 x 292 mm  
Plate mark size:121 x 165 mm  
Other size:111 x 155 image on chine mm  
Note on size:platemark distinctly rounded  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory on ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine on heavy wove plate paper  
Note on the paper:chine is considerably smaller than the platemark  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:no  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:a slipped impression  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1861.' (cut off left)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly and 'Whistler' in pencil on recto  
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:pencil butterfly 1875/1876  
Collector's mark:'S. P. AVERY / COLLECTION' (Lugt 41) stamp  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1861' below platemark on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.