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Long Lagoon

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1934.617
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance: H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 27486). Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; passed to his wife; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1934.  
Additional acq. no:14357 (R 3215 - old acq no)  


Paper size:158 x 226 mm  
Plate mark size:151 x 226 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:'Pro Patria'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:light brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with plate tone, the ink being almost golden in effect  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Possibly fine drypoint lines on the foremost piles, barely are visible under magnification - others (drypoint?) on the hull of the ship at far right appear stronger;.  


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:The pencil butterfly dates from 1885/1887.  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Circular stamp with Japanese letters (Bryan Lathrop, Lugt 2972)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 27486 (underlined) / sx-' at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Long Lagoon' and '159.27 cat 208' at lower left verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.