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Steamboats off the Tower

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 40.63.7
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Gift of Harold K. Hochschild, 1940  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a39363). Given by Harold K. Hochschild (1892-1981) to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940.  


Paper size:213 x 276 mm  
Plate mark size:155 x 224 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'modern' (post 1800)  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:flecks at right  
Print note:burr on ship  


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:'HHB' stamp verso (H.H. Benedict)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 39363' on verso; '64592' on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'max -' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.