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Long Lagoon

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1943.3.8535

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Bought by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia; given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1943.  
Additional acq. no:B-10599  


Paper size:156 x 225 mm  
Plate mark size:149 x 225 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with tone over the water in the foreground and at upper left and right corner  
Note on foul biting:the acid droplets and most of the curved scratches visible on 1942.15.20 have been removed; there are few slightly diagonal scratches across this etched work  
Print note:warm black ink; this impression conforms more closely to Kennedy's reproduction of state one as there are few curved scratches  


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 123 to 137mm from left; butterfly not by Whistler  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'LJR' stamp (L.J. Rosenwald, Lugt 1760b)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Long Lagoon K203-I' at lower right on the verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.