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The Two Doorways

Whereabouts unknown
Accession no: n/a
State: 13/13

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 68646?). Knoedler & Co., New York (stock no. MK 36677). John Henry Wrenn (1841-1911), Chicago. Acquired by the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1924. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Dr George van Houten, Netherlands; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007.  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:200 x 291 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:beige  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown/black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:a little overall tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:good even shading in door  


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:no  
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:(J. H. Wrenn, Lugt 1475)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 68646', number 4 not certain; 'a 2961U'; 'mk 36677'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'A.I.C.' and '24.650' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project, owner's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.