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The Little Mast

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1954.54
State: 4/8

Collection credit:Gift of Stanley Field  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Stanley Field; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1954.  


Paper size:270 x 187 mm  
Plate mark size:265 x 187 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:There are faint horizontal drypoint lines on the clothing of the child at right.  


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:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Unidentified collector's mark on verso [possibly Rosenthal]  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'No 151 The Little Mast' on verso; 'yv.' (or 'yx.'-- second letter not clear) at lower right on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.