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The Piazzetta

Syracuse University Art Galleries
Accession no: 1963.0995
State: 9/9

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Syracuse University Art Galleries  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & co (stock no. a90996); Cloud Wampler (1895-1973), Syracuse, NY; given to the Syracuse University Art Galleries in 1963.  


Paper size:257 x 180 mm  
Plate mark size:254 x 180 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Partial, possibly Strasburg Lily  
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:  
Print note:good clear impression  


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.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:butterfly of 1890s  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:1888/1890s pencil butterfly  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'16300' verso, '16300 MK' verso, 'a90996' verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.