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Philadelphia Museum of Art
Accession no: 1951-96-50

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 38546). Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962), Washington, DC; given to Harvard University by Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss (1879-1969) as part of the Dumbarton Oaks collection, 1940; acquired by the Philadelphia Museum with the Lisa Norris Elkins Fund, 1951.  


Paper size:200 x 292 mm  
Plate mark size:200 x 292 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:with heavy plate 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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'O' in triangle (R. Woods Bliss and Dumbarton Oaks, Lugt 2004a)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 38546' (underlined) at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Museum records and Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.