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The Little Lagoon

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1939.2076
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Harold R. Warner Bequest  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Harold R. Warner to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1939.  
Additional acq. no:R 6959  


Paper size:231 x 150 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 150 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid?  
Note on the paper:appears to be japanese but may be fine laid like 1934.614  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Printed with plate tone on the lower third of plate.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The 'wiping' scratches in the sky and water, visible in 1938.1896 and to a lesser extent in 1933.263, are not present.  


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:n/a  
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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.