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The Model Lying Down

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1909.115
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Bought from Obach & Co., by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1909; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:209 x 310 mm  
Plate mark size:188 x 277 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid, 'antique'  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid paper, removed from a book,with stitching holes along the top sheet edge  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:The figure and chaise are clean-wiped, but there is light, irregular (mottled) tone elsewhere  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Note the unusually large size of the plate for a figure subject; possibly the impression illustrated in Kennedy- but the tone looks different.  


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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W107' at the lower right on the verso by C.L. Freer  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.