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Upright Venice

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: M20014
State: 7/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given to Boston Museum of Fine Arts by Deman W. Ross (1852-1935, Cambridge, MA), October 1903.  


Paper size:260 x 175 mm  
Plate mark size:252 x 175 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:moderate overall, heavier in left half and all wharf area  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:good impression, spoilt by the stain  


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:tab 33-53 from left; pencil butterfly of 1880  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:'[?]3270' (obscured by old hinge)  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.