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Fanny Leyland

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP
State: 3/6

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:307 x 205 mm  
Plate mark size:195 x 132 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japan  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light overall tone.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:some burr, mostly very delicate, fine and light.  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'Fanny Leyland' [faint]  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:'Whistler -' on recto  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'6 - / --73' on recto  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:inscription and signature are together: '6 - / Whistler--73'  
Collector's mark:'S. P. AVERY / COLLECTION' rectangular stamp  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Fanny Leyland'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.