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Doorway and Vine

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.399
State: 17/18

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Australia  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Emma Regina Martin (ca 1877-1965). E. R. Harris. 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:111663  


Paper size:238 x 168 mm  
Plate mark size:232 x 168 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight  
Watermarks:fleur de lys surmounted by a crown with '4/BVG' below (Strasbourg Lily?)  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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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:'HM' stamp on verso of tab, in blue ink (Howard Mansfield, Lugt 1342); 'HW' at centre, in grey ink ( H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a); 'E.R.M' at lower left centre, in pencil (E. R. Martin, not in Lugt); 'CCC' trefoil stamp at centre left, in brown ink (C.C.Cunningham); all on verso.  
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Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.