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Draped Model

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1898.333
State: 2/11

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), London; bought from Hermann Wunderlich & Co. (receipt, 9 November 1898), by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1898; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:263 x 188 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 132 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian laid  
Note on the paper:even distribution, little debris, kozo, vertical chain lines  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light overall plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:'Whist.' / butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'80' (possibly by Whistler)  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:S.H.' originally on margin (F.S.Haden); Whistler's name is abbreviated  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'S.H. Girl resting.' originally in margin in F.S. Haden's writing; 'Figure of a woman. ... C.L.F.'; '1st state before the monogram - trial proof - the first has the monogram.' on verso, all erased 12 March 1924 (according to FGA folder sheet).  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.