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Draped Model

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1892.3
State: 5/11

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (ca 1829 - d. 1891), London; sold at Sotheby's, London, 3 March 1892 (lot 141), bought by Deprez & Gutekunst, £2.0.0; bought by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1892; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:266 x 174 mm  
Plate mark size:203 x 132 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid (pre 1800), even distribution, much debris, vertical chain lines  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:several flecks on lower drapery (pits/scratches rather than actual 'foul biting')  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:'JHH' blindstamp (J. H. Hutchinson, Lugt 2921); 'F' stamp (C.L. Freer, not in Lugt)  
Dealers' stock nos:'1377' at lower centre on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'5' at lower centre on the verso; 'a/./.' at lower centre on the verso and '5/5/' at lower right on the verso ('4/4/' erased); 'Superb impression. 1st state. See second state in Haden Collection.' (according to FGA folder sheet: C.L.F on old mount); 'W. 87' written by Freer on recto; blue dot at lower right on the verso. '5. [:] 1377 a/./ 5/51 [erased:] 4/41' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.