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The Balcony

Private collection
Accession no: -
State: 14/19

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Private Collection – courtesy of the Fine Art Society  
Provenance:The Fine Art Society, London; Private Collector.  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone at the top and dark on the water, carefully wiped with vertical strokes to suggest reflections.  
Note on foul biting:some spots  
Print note:fine impression with rich shadows in the door and soft tone.  


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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Owner's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.