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Shipbuilder's Yard, Liverpool

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.424
State: 2/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:C. W. Dowdeswell, London. Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, Naugatuck, CT. William Sloane Kinney (1883 - 1952; Susan Schulman, New York; bought by Peter Lunder, 26 August 2002; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:034.2002  


Paper size:333 x 219 mm  
Plate mark size:275 x 149 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:DE ERVEN DK. BLAUW  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:pretty cleanly wiped; slight smokiness in sky  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:impression with burr  


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:butterfly below platemark at left  
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:in pencil under image  
Collector's mark:Dowdeswell (Lugt 690); 'HHB' stamp (H. H. Benedict, Lugt 2936); 'HW' (Whittemore, L. 1384a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Rare -'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.