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Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1904.17
State: 1/9

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Bought from Otto H. Bacher (1856-1909) by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1904; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:205 x 301 mm  
Plate mark size:201 x 293 mm  
Note on size:very narrow margins  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:partial VAN GELDER  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Uneven traces of tone over the image area; inky fingerprints at the lower plate edge.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:This impression is probably a 'second pull' from a plate that was not reinked, as the platemark is deep but the etched lines are quite faint  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:'Otto' square stamp (Otto H. Bacher, Lugt 2002)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'no 5' in ink on the recto within the plate mark; 'W150' at lower centre on the verso by C.L. Freer.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.