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Nocturne: Palaces

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 40.63.8
State: 12/12

Collection credit:Gift of Harold K. Hochschild, 1940  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 37059). Margaret F. Everit. Given by Harold K. Hochschild to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940.  


Paper size:299 x 199 mm  
Plate mark size:292 x 198 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:fine, darkened to buff  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:lovely vertical wiping  
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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 45-65mm from left; pencil butterfly of 1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:(M.F. Everit, Lugt 1871) stamp  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 37059' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.