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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Accession no: 93/70
State: 5/6

Collection credit:Museum purchase funded by the Alvin S. Romansky Prints and Drawings Accessions Endowment Fund  
Image credit:Photo © Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  
Provenance:J. H. Hutchinson; sold at his sale, Sotheby’s London, 1892. Listed by E. G. Kennedy, no owner given, 1910. Bertha Palmer Thorne; her sale, Sotheby’s NY, 1975, lot 29. Paul McCarron Susan Schulman, New York, by 1993; purchased by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1993.  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:201 x 130 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:n/a  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):n/a  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:n/a  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of 1885/1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):n/a  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:pencil on verso, bottom edge: ‘c 6859 exx - Weary, W. 63.’  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.