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The Little Venice

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1933.774.58

Collection credit:Gift of Walter S. Brewster  
Image credit:The Art Institute of Chicago. Photography © The Art Institute of Chicago.  
Provenance:Acquired by Walter M. Hill (1868-1952), Chicago; Walter S. Brewster (1872-1954), Chicago; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1933.  

 

Paper size:250 x 380 mm  
Plate mark size:185 x 265 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:  
Medium:Etching  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:considerable plate tone, slightly lighter at center of plate  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:a short uninked line a lower center left.  

 

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: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:  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:"The Little Venice" / M180 Gr150 W149 K183" on recto in lower margin in Brewster's hand  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K1830205  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.