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The Balcony

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1923.45
State: 13/19

Collection credit:The Mr and Mrs Martin A. Ryerson Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Given by Mr and Mrs Martin A. Ryerson to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1923.  
Additional acq. no:14347 (R 825 - old acq no)  


Paper size:300 x 201 mm  
Plate mark size:295 x 201 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with plate tone, particularly in the lower portion of the plate  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'EW.' in script, at lower right on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.