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The Piazzetta

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, MA
Accession no: 1934.9

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bequest of George H. Webster to Wellesley College Museum, MA, 1934.  


Paper size:317 x 225 mm  
Plate mark size:256 x 180 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
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:  
Print note:The distant doorway is quite light, the hat and butterfly dark.  


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' under image  
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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'6423 / 4' on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.