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Long Lagoon

Yale University Art Gallery
Accession no: 1927.77

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow, Glasgow. Frederic George Achelis Memorial Collection, given by Miss Elizabeth Achelis to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 1927.  


Paper size:160 x 227 mm  
Plate mark size:153 x 227 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight laid  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:graduated tone, darker at the bottom; delicate wiping, vertical on the water and slightly radiating in the sky.  
Note on foul biting:a few very small dots  
Print note:a good early impression in warm black ink  


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:pencil butterfly of 1885/1886, tab 56-76 mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:B.M.' (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394) stamp on verso of tab; 'P.L.' in graphite pencil on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'111' or '14' and illegible note on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.