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Draped Model

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP
State: 1/11

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © New York Public Library  
Provenance:Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), New York; listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by the Lenox Library, 1910 (Lenox Library became part of New York Public Library, 1911).  


Paper size:266 x 202 mm  
Plate mark size:204 x 132 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone: no tone  
Note on foul biting:a few flecks plus curious area of texture around the figure' flaw on plate surface at upper left  
Print note:quite a clear image at this point  


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:'Whistler' on recto  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'Dry Point - 1st state -' on recto; '1870 -' on image , probably by Whistler  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:mh: the inscription '1870' looks more like 1873, or possibly 1872-- the last numeral has been overwrittenl and is not clear  
Collector's mark:'S. P. AVERY / COLLECTION' rectangular stamp  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'87 trial' at top left recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.