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The Tiny Pool

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 17.3.76
State: 3/3

Collection credit:Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bought from the collection of Harris Brisbane Dick (1835-1916), with the Dick Fund, by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1917.  


Paper size:205 x 160 mm  
Plate mark size:99 x 66 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Even grey tone  
Note on foul biting:Flecks and dots  
Print note:Nice clear impression although grey in effect  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly (faint)  
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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'1136' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'unpublished plate' on recto; '3', '20' in circle, on verso.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.