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Fruit Stall

Whereabouts unknown
Accession no: n/a
State: 18/21

Collection credit:Harris Schrank Fine Prints  
Image credit:Image © Harris Schrank Fine Prints  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 35178). George Vanderbilt, Biltmore, NC; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 1974. Dr George van Houten, Netherlands; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 2007; Harris Schrank Fine Prints, New York; C. G. Boerner, New York, May 2007. Present whereabouts unknown.  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:225 x 148 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:pale beige  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'tan'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:rich tone in the water, with vertical wiping.  
Note on foul biting:vice mark at centre bottom, and some flecking.  
Print note:rich orangey brown with good vertical wiping in water  


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:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 35178'  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


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

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.