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Amsterdam, from the Tolhuis

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 83.1.30
State: 3/8

Collection credit:Gift of William Loring Andrews, 1883, transferred from the Library  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Given by William Loring Andrews to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1837-1920), New York, 1883.  


Paper size:200 x 296 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 209 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:from a book  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light  
Note on foul biting:at edge  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler - 1863.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'à Amsterdam - Tolhuis -'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly in pencil on recto 'Whistler' &  
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 of 1876/1877 on the lower right margin in pencil  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'A 84333'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'25' and '31'; '17.' upside down; '#21' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.