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The Tiny Pool

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP
State: 1/3

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo Whistler Etchings Project / E. G. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler (1910)  
Provenance:Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), New York; listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by the Lenox Library, 1910 (Lenox Library became part of New York Public Library, 1911).  


Paper size:195 x 141 mm  
Plate mark size:99 x 67 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japan  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:overall grey light tone  
Note on foul biting:mostly at the edges  
Print note:warm black  


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 in pencil on recto  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'The Pool No 3 -' on recto, possibly by Whistler  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:1874/1876 butterfly.  
Collector's mark:'S. P. AVERY / COLLECTION' rectangular stamp on on recto  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'73' top left  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.