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Long Lagoon

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1942.15.20

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Given by Mr and Mrs J. Watson Webb to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, memory of Mr and Mrs H. O. Havemeyer, 1942.  
Additional acq. no:B-2456  


Paper size:170 x 289 mm  
Plate mark size:152 x 227 mm  
Note on size:with a narrow margin at the top  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:RK countermark  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with uneven tone, with dark patches at the upper corners and along the lower quarter of the plate and droplets near the corners; many curved swatches (or beginnings of work?) throughout  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:the reproduction of state one in Kennedy is so pale/poor that it is difficult to determine if all the curved scratches are present and some definitely are.  


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:tab 24 to 44mm from left; 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:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.