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The Punt

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 80.4024

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:E. G. Kennedy. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 36699). Southern Collection. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1980.  
Additional acq. no:108519  


Paper size:182 x 218 mm  
Plate mark size:119 x 164 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:heavy weight, smooth, machine wove paper. The plate has been heavily embossed into the paper.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1861'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'E.G.K.' rectangular stamp in black ink (E.G. Kennedy); 'Southern.Coll [?]' inscribed at lower right, in pencil; 'CCC' trefoil stamp in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham, not in Lugt), all on verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 36699' on verso, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'trial PL', 'very rare w68' on recto, at lower centre right.'1980.4024' at lower right.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.