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The Little Putney

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1906.110
State: 3/3

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Dr W. B. Wood, Tannersville, NY. Bought by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1906; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:221 x 292 mm  
Plate mark size:125 x 201 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light, fairly even tone  
Note on foul biting:Scattered flecks on the sky and water  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'The Little, Putney'  
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:Stamp in violet: 'DOCTOR WM. B. WOOD, / ONTEORA CLUB / TANNERSVILLE / 'YAMAGA.' N.Y.' (small caps); 'F' stamp (C.L. Freer, not in Lugt)  
Dealers' stock nos:'9543. / Ro' at lower right on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W226' at left centre on the verso written by C.L. Freer.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.