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The Garden

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 210
State: 9/15

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1941  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 53853). Bought with the Pennell Fund by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:400 x 270 mm  
Plate mark size:306 x 239 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:the sheet was removed from a book, with sewing holes at left sheet edge  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:pale, fairly even overall; inky platemark  
Note on foul biting:flecks, granular patches and acid droplets, including to largeish drops at lower left  
Print note:New state between Kennedy's sixth and seventh  


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:Pencil butterfly and 'imp.' at lower right near platemark  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'ERJP' in circle (E. R. & J.Pennell, Lugt suppl. 874a)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 53853' at lower left on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'yxv.' at lower right on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.