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The Bridge, Santa Marta

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.444
State: 9/9

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 40856). Knoedler & Co., New York. Francis Bullard, Boston. Fine Art Society, London; bought by Peter Lunder, 8 July 2004; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:058.2004  


Paper size:300 x 200 mm  
Plate mark size:292 x 200 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'modern' laid (post 1800)  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:moderate overall, slightly more in water at bottom  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:38-54mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Bullard (Lugt 982)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 40856' (crossed out); 'MK 17144' (xd out); 'MK 33196' (xd out); '# 29994' (crossed out); 'MK 37208' (crossed out) but replaced 'w/ 37231' (others erased  
Misc inscriptions by others:'171' on verso of tab  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.