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The Balcony

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: M?

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago., jr, to an unknown collector, possibly in December 1977; anonymous loan to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, in honour of Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago.  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Pale overall topne, with effective wiping of surface tone in the water.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A good though pale impression. There is a slightly lighter area about 15 mm from bottom left, and some slight unevenness in the printing, which resulted in a little bubbling of the ink.  


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:Verso: stamp 'CCC' in the form of a trefoil (C. C. Cunningham); and possibly 'LL' or '77' in a semi-heart shape.  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'gift from CCC j - / to M Cobeu / De. 1977' [name and date unclear]; verso: '121' encircled; 'c 354 [circle bisected by a vertical line] 351' [last number unclear] on verso  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.