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The Silk Dress

Yale University Art Gallery
Accession no: 1960.46.13

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Published in a cancelled set of etchings by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879. Set given by Mrs Hannah D. Rabinowitz to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, accepted by Director's letter, 21 November 1960.  

 

Paper size:354 x 240 ca mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 133 mm  
Note on size:sheets are irregularly bound  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very little 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: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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Tilley Greaves'  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  
ID:K1070306  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.