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The Palaces

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: 50.229
State: 6/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:R. Dunthorne, London, sold for £11.4.5 to H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, November 1892 (stock no. a21894). L. Aaron Lebowich, Boston; given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, February 1950.  


Paper size:252 x 358 mm  
Plate mark size:252 x 358 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc): laid  
Note on the paper:'modern' (post 1800)  
Watermarks:Strasbourg Lily/ ' 1814'  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:moderate overall tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Rather a sombre, grey impression though richly printed in the central door..  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 21894'  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.