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Little Putney Bridge

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: 2005.289
State: 2/5

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Cornwell  
Image credit:  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 35370). Robert Rice (b. 1925). Given by Patricia Cornwell to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 2005.  


Paper size:160 x 221 mm  
Plate mark size:131 x 206 mm  
Note on size:no  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid'  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Watermarks:illegible initials  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Moderate overall brownish tone.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The ink is very dark brown and the impression rich in colour.  


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:butterfly  
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:The pencil butterfly was signed below the platemark, and dates from the 1890s.  
Collector's mark:'RR' round stamp in red ink, on verso (the first R reversed) (Robert Rice, not in Lugt); oval blind stamp not in Lugt; Printsellers Association with 'BP'  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 35370' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'B 71 M3' [?]; '571ms' (illegible) on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.