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The Little Lagoon

Ackland Art Museum
Accession no: 58.2.144
State: 4/4

Collection credit:W. P. Jacocks Collection.  
Image credit:  
Provenance:William P. Jacocks (1877 - 1965); given to Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, 1958.  


Paper size:225 x 151 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 151 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:partial hunting horn surmounted by tulip or flower  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:pale tone at top, heavier near lower edge of image  
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:butterfly at lower right verso  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'Specially chosen -' at lower right verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:3 mm high  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Ackland Art Museum (not in Lugt)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'No 4479' at lower left verso; 'W152' at lower centre verso; old accession numbers on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.