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The Garden

Hamburger Kunsthalle
Accession no: 30936
State: 12/15

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Additional acq. no:2287  


Paper size:308 x 238 mm  
Plate mark size:298 x 235 mm  
Note on size:paper size includes tab  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:fine canvas-like texture recto  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light plate tone, darker, horizontally wiped tone in water in foreground  
Note on foul biting:pitting in lower right corner; granular tone on steps; two dark patches lower left  
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:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:55mm from left, 6 x 12 mm, butterfly of 1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:verso centre: brown seal of Hamburg with text 'KUNSTHALLE ZU HAMBURG' (Lugt 1233); pencil: '30936'  
Dealers' stock nos:verso lower left: 'D5. UGT.-'; lower right: 'Whistler / The Garden'; bottom 'Garden'  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.