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Price's Candle Factory

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1921
State: 3b/13

Collection credit:The Clarence Buckingham Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:C. W. Dowdeswell, London (1832-1915), London. Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934), London. Clarence L. Buckingham (1854-1913), Chicago; bequeathed to his sisters; passed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.  
Additional acq. no:R 5750  


Paper size:224 x 354 mm  
Plate mark size:149 x 226 mm  
Note on size:.  
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:Dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly and 'imp.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:The pencil butterfly dates from 1878/1881 (probably 1879).  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HST' (H. S. Theobald, Lugt 1376); 'C. W. DOWDESWELL ... 36 CHANCERY LANE' (Lugt 690); 'C.B.' (C. L. Buckingham, Lugt 497)  
Dealers' stock nos:'2271 / i/h/.' at lower centre verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Theobald' at lower centre verso; '£6/./.' at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.