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Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1917.452
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Bequest of Bryan Lathrop  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 33732). Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1917.  
Additional acq. no:1715 (old acc. no.)  


Paper size:309 x 209 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 132 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The drypoint appears somewhat less worn than in other impressions. [recheck this]  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly and 'imp.' in graphite, lower right, in margin; 'Whistler' (trace of graphite signature, now erased, at lower left  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'.Fosco', lower centre, in margin; '7th' and '7' , lower right margin, possibly by Whistler  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:Existing inscriptions '7th' and '7' may indicate that this was the 7th impression printed, since another impression (AIC 1938.1888) has '4' inscribed with graphite signatures.  
Collector's mark:Circular stamp of Bryan Lathrop (Lugt 2972).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 33732' at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1715' at lower left recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.