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The Riva

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.415.6
State: 4/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Albert Roullier, Chicago. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111717  


Paper size:204 x 296 mm  
Plate mark size:200 x 296 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight, 'antique' laid paper.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:'cool toned brown'  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'AR' encircled in red ink on verso, at upper right (A. Roullier, Lugt 170)  
Dealers' stock nos:'1045'.on verso, at lower right  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.