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The Boy (Charlie Hanson)

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1927.5948
State: 3/8

Collection credit:The Charles Deering Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Royal Collection, Windsor; sold to Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 1906; sold to H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1906 (stock no. 41957); sold for $430 to collector coded 4 in their stockbook. John Henry Wrenn (1841-1911), Chicago. Charles Deering, Chicago (d. 1927); given by his heirs to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1927.  


Paper size:324 x 200 mm  
Plate mark size:223 x 150 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:the sheet was removed from a book, with old [Dutch] inscription in brown ink on verso  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with some plate 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:crown symbol, pencil (possibly denoting Royal collection, Lugt 2921h); 'J.H.W.' (John H. Wrenn, Lugt 1475) and 'CD' stamp (Charles Deering, Lugt 516)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 41987' at lower left recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W109' at lower right recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.