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The Little Lagoon

Annex Galleries
Accession no: -

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Estate of George Hammond, Southern California; Annex Galleries, Santa Rosa, CA, 2002.  


Paper size:226 x 153 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 153 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:fine 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:partial hunting horn and shield  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Smooth wiping, grading from light at the top to deep brown at the bottom.  
Note on foul biting:a few flecks  
Print note:'A very fine impression with "burnished" surface'  


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 on verso  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'specially chosen' on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of 1890s  


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:Dealer's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.