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The Piazzetta

Baltimore Museum of Art
Accession no: 1943.32.353
State: 4/9

Collection credit:Lent by Messrs Alfred and Henry Riggs  
Image credit:Photo © The Baltimore Museum of Art  
Provenance:J. L. Claghorn (d. 1882); given by Alfred R. and Henry G. Riggs, in memory of General Lawrason Riggs, to Baltimore Museum of Art, MD, 1943.  


Paper size:- mm  
Plate mark size:254 x 179 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:a few flecks  
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 'imp' in pencil  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'p. x' (x raised) in bottom right corner  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:pencil butterfly of 1880/1881; the number probably indicates a printing sequence  
Collector's mark:'INSPERATA / JLC / FLORUIT' red stamp on recto (J. L. Claghorn, variation on Lugt 555c)  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.