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Elinor Leyland

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1898
State: 5/8

Collection credit:The Clarence Buckingham Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow, probably before 1902. Judson S. Dutcher, Ellenville, NY, before 1911(?). Albert Roullier, Chicago. Clarence L. Buckingham (1854-1913), Chicago; bequeathed to his sisters; passed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.  
Additional acq. no:R 5750  


Paper size:356 x 234 mm  
Plate mark size:204 x 139 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Printed with plate tone, wiped to enhance shadows and add tone to the lower portion of the plate.  
Note on 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:butterfly and 'imp.' lower left, in margin  
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:The pencil butterfly in the margin dates from the 1890s.  
Collector's mark:'B.M.' stamp (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394); Judson S. Dutcher (Lugt 716), 'AR' (Albert Rouillier, Lugt 170), and 'C.B.' ( Clarence L. Buckingham, Lugt 497)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Elinor Leyland. / Early state.' at lower left recto; ' Babs.' [?] at lower right recto; 'J[or S?] W Angres'?] at lower left verso; 'HCO' (underlined) at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.