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The Little Putney

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Accession no: P.5892
State: 3/3

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given to the Whitworth Art Gallery by Denis F. Pilkington, 1959.  


Paper size:194 x 271 mm  
Plate mark size:124 x 202 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japan (laid)  
Note on the paper:slightly darkened to cream (or vice versa!)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light even tone overall  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Quite heavily inked on the boats the butterfly is thin and rather pale  


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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.