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Sir Garnet Wolseley

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1943.3.8497
State: 6/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:C. W. Dowdeswell (1832- 1915), London. Probably acquired by H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1912 (stock no. a51713). Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Lessing J. Rosenwald, given to the National Gallery of Art.  
Additional acq. no:B-10560  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:The sheet was removed from a book; with an old [Latin] inscription in brown ink on the verso  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Heavy selective tone, darkest at the upper left and upper right, the head wiped clean; curved bands of picking on the lower half of the plate  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The ink is sepia-toned  


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:'HB' stamp (H.H. Benedict, Lugt 1298) and his initials in graphite; C. W. Dowdeswell (Lugt 690); 'LJR' (Lessing J. Rosenwald, Lugt 1760b)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 51713' (crossed out), and 'a 65717' at lower left on verso; 'c 9347' (crossed out)  
Misc inscriptions by others:'105' (in a semi-circle) at lower right on the verso; 'L.L.O' (underlined) / ' (next to) D' at lower left on the verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.