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The Punt

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
Accession no: 1938.10
State: 5/6

Collection credit:Museum Purchase  
Image credit:Photo © The University of Michigan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bought by the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, 1938.  


Paper size:164 x 234 mm  
Plate mark size:118 x 164 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:the sheet was removed from a book; this is a published impression  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:no  
Note on foul biting:scattered flecks  
Print note:The plate signature and date at lower left are partly removed by bevelling of the plate edge; perhaps this was what Kennedy meant when he noted that the signature was removed in the fourth state? (He did not reproduce his fourth state.)  


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'; 'PL. 7' and 'J. Whistler'  
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:'#2741' at bottom on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.