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The Balcony

Private collection
Accession no: -
State: 4a/19

Collection credit:Collection of C. Boyden Gray  
Image credit:Photo © Whistler Etchings Project  


Paper size:298 x 201 mm  
Plate mark size:298 x 201 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:light buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:possibly browned  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Nicely wiped in the water, very soft and even  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:[? clear] at bottom left, nice and sharp in doorway  


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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of 1880/1881  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project, owner's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.