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The Little Lagoon

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Accession no: ?

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  


Paper size:229 x 153 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 151 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very carefully wiped, soft rounded sweeps across water echoing etched waves; some picking in tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:vertical scratches in sky, diagonal scratch to left of gondola. , soft drypoint on schooner  


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:tab 21-41 from left; 1886 butterfly  


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.