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The Little Venice

Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Accession no: 466-1882
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Kupferstichkabinett Berlin  
Provenance:Alphonse Wyatt Thibaudeau (ca 1840 - d.1892), London; sold to the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, 1882, as part of a group of 301 prints for £685.7.3.  


Paper size:227 x 317 mm  
Plate mark size:186 x 265 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light, somewhat uneven plate tone, darker in corners  
Note on foul biting:scattered loose pitting across etched areas of plate  
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:below platemark at left: butterfly 'imp'  
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:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.