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The Little Lagoon

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.465
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bought by Peter Lunder, 4 September 2002; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:036.2002  


Paper size:230 x 152 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 152 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:quite thin 'antique' laid paper  
Watermarks:coat of arms with flower? above; loopy device on shield (not posthorn)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:overall tone, heavier at bottom  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:see below  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'Specially chosen / [butterfly]' verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:38-50 mm from right; butterfly of 1888/1889  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.