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The Little Venice

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Accession no: 1943-30-14

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:John Caldwell (fl. 1887-1907); acquired by the Philadelphia Museum of Art (by exchange) for the William S. Pilling Collection, 1943.  


Paper size:230 x 316 mm  
Plate mark size:186 x 265 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint cancellation  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly 'imp'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):  
Notes on inscriptions:large shaded butterfly  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Exhibited / at the Worlds Fair / Chicago 1893' at lower left recto; 'in handwriting of John Caldwell from whose collection the print came' at lower centre recto; '3000' at lowr right recto  


Source of information:Museum records and Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.