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The Beach, Hastings

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 116
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:C. W. Dowdeswell, London. Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow. Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York by 1910; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Bought with the Pennell Fund by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:221 x 350 mm  
Plate mark size:156 x 233 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Beehive DEDB  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Inky platemark; no tone  
Note on foul biting:A few dots, and marks at the edges  
Print note:This is an impression of the second state, not the first as catalogued by LC. Kennedy illustrates a detail only, but this is not the impression used for that detail.  


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:Stamps, 'CD' (Dowdewell, Lugt 690); 'B. M.' ( B. B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394); 'HM' (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342); 'HW' (H.G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a)  
Dealers' stock nos:'2280/Hh/.'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Hastings Shore- Trial Proof' at lower right recto; '9183' at upper right recto; 'r.r.o (underlined) / x.[illegible].o' at lower left recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.