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Speke Hall: The Avenue

Private collection
Accession no: -
State: 1/14

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo Whistler Etchings Project  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938), London, 1910. Henry Harper Benedict. Bought from Robert M. Light & Co., Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, by Anita and Julius L. Zelman, 1982.  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:225 x 150 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium-weight  
Watermarks:De Erven Dk Blauw  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:residual tone only  
Note on foul biting:spots  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1870 -'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'Speke Hall -'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
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:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' initials on verso; anonymous stamp on verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1984  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.