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Shipbuilder's Yard, Liverpool

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1932
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Clarence Buckingham 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. 41992); sold to Clarence L. Buckingham, Chicago, for $600; acquired by the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.  
Additional acq. no:R 5750  


Paper size:350 x 223 mm  
Plate mark size:276 x 151 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):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:Large mottled, tonal area at upper centre and righ of image appear to be the result of foul biting?  
Note on foul biting:A large mottled, tonal area at upper centre and right of the image appear to be the result of 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 (probably denoting Royal collection, Lugt 2921h); 'C.B.' (C. L. Buckingham, Lugt 497)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 41992' and 'a 41635 (the latter erased) at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.