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The Boy (Charlie Hanson)

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 135
State: 6/8

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1952  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 3349). Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Purchased with the Pennell Fund for the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:332 x 192 mm  
Plate mark size:224 x 150 mm  
Note on size:uneven on the left and at the bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:deep dark tone augments the shadows to right; curved horizontal bands of picking  
Note on foul biting:flecks  
Print note:This is the impression of the sixth state illustrated by Kennedy  


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' stamp (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342) and 'HW' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 3349' at lower left on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K135' at lower centre on the verso; 'as -' at lower right on the recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.