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Amsterdam, from the Tolhuis

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 021.2007
State: 8/8

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:J. Boon. Robin Garton, cat. 60, no. 13. Dr. George S. van Houten; sale Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007, lot. 32; Peter and Paula Lunder; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, 2007.  


Paper size:132 x 209 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 209 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid, heavy weight  
Watermarks:fragment, crowned shield - probably Strasbourg Lily  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight overall tone, darker edges  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. / à Amsterdam - Tolhuis' and butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:43-55mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'9L63' or '9463'  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.