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Long Lagoon

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: 25.1289

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 40340). , February 1906. Francis Bullard (1862-1913), Boston; his cousin Ellen Twistleton Bullard (1865-1959), Boston; given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, November 1925.  
Additional acq. no:M 30943  


Paper size:162 x 229 mm  
Plate mark size:151 x 227 mm  
Note on size:1mm around (trimmed, just about)  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid, 'antique'  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Watermarks:shield with post horn (partial), WR below  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone at the top, a lovely warm light tone at the bottom; considerable in water toward bottom, a little upper right corner  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:warm black  


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.4' on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 51-71 mm from left; pencil butterfly of 1880  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'FB' stamp ( Bullard, Lugt 982); MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 40340' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.