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The Little Venice

Boston Public Library
Accession no: W.986
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:From the '1st Venice set' acquired from Knoedler's, New York, August 1923 ('For the set BAGEJ'); Albert H. Wiggin (1868-1951), Boston; acquired by Boston Public Library, MA.  


Paper size:225 x 317 mm  
Plate mark size:185 x 264 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:heavier tone around edges and in corners, brighter around etched areas  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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 ' imp.' lower left  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'AHW' bird stamp (A. H. Wiggin, Lugt 2820a)  
Dealers' stock nos:'c 26740'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'lA-'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.