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The Two Ships

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Accession no: 1959-52-103
State: 1/5

Collection credit:Philadelphia Museum of Art: Gift of Bryant W. Langston, 1959  
Image credit:Photo © Philadelphia Museum of Art  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York, 1910; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919; given by Bryant W. Landston to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1959.  


Paper size:278 x 205 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 133 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:This is the impression of the first state reproduced by Kennedy  


Whistler's sign on plate:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' stamps (H. H. Benedict, Lugt 1298 and 2936); HW' (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Museum records and Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.