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The Little Lagoon

Yale University Art Gallery
Accession no: 1927.73
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 66593). Frederic George Achelis Memorial Collection, given by Miss Elizabeth Achelis (1880-1973) to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 1927.  


Paper size:235 x 153 mm  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:posthorn over '4 / W'  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:delicate, smooth graduated wiping, darker at the bottom.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The ink on the gondola looks black.  


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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of 1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'A 66593' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'13' possibly by Whistler; '28' ; 'oco'; 'no 67', '[[illegible] froid / chagrin no 34 blanc / [Voir?] l'autographie'. '46 -96' in various hands on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.