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Speke Hall: The Avenue

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1927.5943
State: 9/14

Collection credit:The Charles Deering Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Charles Deering (1852-1927), Chicago; the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Charles Deering Collection, 1927.  


Paper size:230 x 155 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 150 mm  
Note on size:margins trimmed close to the platemark.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:IV countermark  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
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:Signed 'Whistler 1870. / Speke Hall.' in plate, lower right  
Collector's mark:'CD' (Charles Deering, Lugt 516)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.