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The Little Lagoon

Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Accession no: 457-1882

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Kupferstichkabinett Berlin  
Provenance:Alphonse Wyatt Thibaudeau (ca 1840 - d.1892), London; sold to the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, 1882, as part of a group of 301 prints for £685.7.3.  


Paper size:316 x 225 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 152 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:generally light residual tone, darker at upper left and in lower 1/4  
Note on foul biting:fine occasional pitting across plate, most prominent in centre near gondola  
Print note:white patch in lower left corner (like a lying menhir pointing 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:butterfly 'imp' lower left  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'x' on verso at lower right corner and '.7.' on recto, lower right corner, possibly by Whistler  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:-  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'KOENIGLICHES KUPFERSTICHKABINETT' brown oval stamp at centre verso (Lugt 1612).  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.