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Amsterdam, from the Tolhuis

Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Accession no: 370-1902

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Kupferstichkabinett Berlin  
Provenance:Obach & Co., London; sold to the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, 1902, for £15.  


Paper size:136 x 209 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 209 mm  
Note on size:paper size includes tab  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light residual tone; narrow line of more emphasised tone along left edge  
Note on foul biting:pitting across plate, in particular at far right in sky  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.' and butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'à Amsterdam - Tolhuis -'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:on tab  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:39 mm from left, 4 x 12 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.