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The Balcony

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Accession no: 1959-52-95

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Art Institute of Chicago; given by Bryant W. Langston to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1959.  


Paper size:298 x 200 mm  
Plate mark size:298 x 200 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
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Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
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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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Art Institute of Chicago duplicate stamp (Lugt 32b and 702h)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'43.1223' and 'R8059' on verso (AIC accession numbers)  


Source of information:Museum records and Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.