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San Giorgio

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1954.58
State: 4/5

Collection credit:Gift of Stanley Field  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 15237). Given by Stanley Field to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1954.  
Additional acq. no:14034 (RX 1117 - old acq no)  


Paper size:218 x 308 mm  
Plate mark size:210 x 308 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with some plate tone at lower and centre left.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Many lines appear imperfectly etched or just partially inked.  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:The pencil butterfly dates from about 1886.  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 15237' at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Whistler / San Giorgio' and 'K200 II/IV' at lower left and lower center  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.