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The Punt

Detroit Institute of Arts
Accession no: 45.411

Collection credit:Bequest of Hal H. Smith.  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Hal G. Smith to the Detroit Institute of Arts, MI, 1945.  


Paper size:163 x 235 mm  
Plate mark size:120 x 166 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:virtually none  
Note on foul biting:areas of clustered fine pitting, particularly around signature and boat  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1861' (cut off, lower left corner)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'London, Published December 1st. 1861, by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen.'; 'j. Whistler.'; 'PL. 7.'  
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:'c 4146', on recto, lower right  
Misc inscriptions by others:'64 x 46 C6' [?] recto lower left edge; '15.-' on recto, lower right  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.