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Amsterdam, from the Tolhuis

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca
Accession no: 57.234
State: 7/8

Collection credit:Bequest of William P. Chapman, Jr., Class of 1895.  
Image credit:Photo © Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca  
Provenance:William P. Chapman, Jr; bequeathed to Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1957.  


Paper size:137 x 208 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 208 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:carefully wiped, more at bottom  
Note on foul biting:some tiny speckles across sky and distant water  
Print note:light impression, 'picking' (bubbling ) in water at lower left  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly; 'Whistler. 1863.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'à Amsterdam - Tolhuis -'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:57-70mm from left; butterfly of 1886/1887  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:butterfly of 1886/7  
Collector's mark:WPC Jr' recto  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.