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Nocturne: Palaces

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 80.4025
State: 4/12

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy (1910) as having been owned by Walter Dowdeswell (1858-1929), London. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 65531). Emma Regina Martin (ca 1877-1965). Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago; acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1980.  
Additional acq. no:108521  


Paper size:307 x 200 mm  
Plate mark size:296 x 200 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight, 'antique' laid paper.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:Uneven vertical wiping concentrated at the top and bottom thirds of the plate.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:  
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:'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 65531' / '# 30502 19989' on verso, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:illegible inscription on verso of tab.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.