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The Punt

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 17.3.61

Collection credit:Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917  
Image credit:Image ¬© The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bought from the collection of Harris Brisbane Dick (1835-1916), with the Dick Fund, by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1917.  

 

Paper size:270 x 373 mm  
Plate mark size:122 x 165 mm  
Other size:112 x 155 image mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine coll√© on heavy cream wove  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:extremely light cream  
Note on foul biting:soft flecks  
Print note:  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1861'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'J. Whistler // London, Published December 1st. 1861, by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen'  
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:'35' in circle; '11/4', '109/-'  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0850307  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.