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Fanny Leyland

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: 51.644
State: 1/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (ca 1829 - d. 1891); possibly sold at Sotheby's, London, 3 March 1892 (lot 146), bought by Dunthorne, £15.10.0. Wunderlich, New York (label, 220 5th Avenue). L. Aaron Lebowich, Boston; given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, April 1951.  


Paper size:269 x 176 mm  
Plate mark size:195 x 132 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:quite thin  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slightest overall tone, touches of burr  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:good impression with burr  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'Fanny Leyland'  
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' blind stamp (J. H. Hutchinson, L. 2129); MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Whistler - Fanny Leyland / Early proof.' and '[F]anny Leyland ' [sic]; '1st state' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.