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Florence Leyland

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1899
State: 2/11

Collection credit:The Clarence Buckingham Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (ca 1829 - d. 1891), London; possibly sold at Sotheby's, London, 3 March 1892 (lots 150/151), bought by R. Dunthorne. C. W. Dowdeswell (1832-1915), London. 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:272 x 179 mm  
Plate mark size:203 x 148 mm  
Note on size:sheet trimmed along ruled graphite line, reducing earlier inscription  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
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: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:C. W. Dowdeswell (Lugt 690) and 'C.B.' (C. L. Buckingham, Lugt 497)  
Dealers' stock nos:'936[ ]8 a' (erased) at lower right verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1' written over '3 stat' (the latter underlined) at lower right recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.