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Nocturne: Palaces

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 40.3.2
State: 4/12

Collection credit:Gift of Harold K. Hochschild, 1940  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Given by Miss G. Louise Robinson to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940  


Paper size:308 x 201 mm  
Plate mark size:296 x 200 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Rich tone (wiped cleaner around the lantern) with some bubbling and uneveness  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Magnificent impression with fine colour and rich burr.  


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:pencil butterfly of 1880/1881  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'15' on verso  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.