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Price's Candle Factory

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1943.3.8486
State: 3/13

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 7589). Knoedler & Co., New York (stock no. 32556. Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Bought by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia; given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1943.  
Additional acq. no:B-10549  


Paper size:149 x 226 mm  
Plate mark size:149 x 226 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:the sheet has been folded and the mark remains at a slight angle across the centre  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light tone, more in the sky  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:_ _ _ _ dashes in the sky; very pale drypoint on the boats; this is an impression of Kennedy's state 1a (or renumbered 2)  


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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 63-77mm from left; butterfly of 1886/1887  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' stamp (H. H. Benedict, Lugt 2936), and 'LJR' (L.J. Rosenwald, Lugt 1760b-c) stamps on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 7489', 'MK 32556' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.