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Tillie: A Model

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1949.5.540
State: 4/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York. Given by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949.  
Additional acq. no:B-15847  


Paper size:323 x 199 mm  
Plate mark size:232 x 156 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light tone, slightly uneven, with more at the edges and top  
Note on foul biting:a light blotch at bottom left and lower right and dots above  
Print note:strong burr on the back of the head and buttocks  


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:'HM' written twice in pencil and stamped on verso (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342)  
Dealers' stock nos:'HD / - / - 4671' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.