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The Garden

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1927.5971
State: 1/15

Collection credit:The Charles Deering Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Otto H. Bacher (1856-1909). Charles Deering (1852-1927), Chicago; given by his heirs to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1927.  
Additional acq. no:14350 (R 3672 - old acq no)  


Paper size:327 x 206 mm  
Plate mark size:315 x 206 mm  
Note on size: Not trimmed to platemark at the bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with plate tone, mostly at the top of the watergate and on the figures and shrubbery in the centre.  
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:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:the numerals visible at lower left recto are the AIC receipt number  
Collector's mark:Otto H. Bacher (Lugt 2002); 'CD' circular stamp (Charles Deering, Lugt 516)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:10' in ink at lower right recto; 'Povx' (the 'vx' raised and underlined) at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.