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The Little Lagoon

Hamburger Kunsthalle
Accession no: 34544
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Additional acq. no:6784  


Paper size:230 x 152 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 152 mm  
Note on size:paper size includes tab  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:top fragment of Fleur de Lis  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black ink  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:plate tone gradually darkening towards lower margin; elaborately wiped  
Note on foul biting:fine loose scattered pitting  
Print note:ink reticulation in bottom left corner  


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:on tab  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:110mm from left, 5 x 11 mmpencil butterfly of 1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Seal of Hamburg and 'KUNSTHALLE ZU HAMBURG' stamp (Lugt 1233) in brown ink on verso; pencil' '34544'  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:verso centre: '2', 'R' in circle; lower centre: 'Little Lagoon'; lower right 'UoR' (underlined); lower right corner: '2/65'  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.