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The Garden

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: M12032
State: 12/15

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Edwin de T. Bechtel  
Image credit:  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 35771). Robert Hartshorne; given by Edwin de Turck Bechtel (1880-1957) to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA.  


Paper size:301 x 237 mm  
Plate mark size:301 x 237 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:none visible  
Ink colour:dark brown - almost black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone; heavy water  
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:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:Pencil butterfly probably 1886; height 9mm; 60-79mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:pencil butterfly of 1886  
Collector's mark:Hartshorne (Lugt 2215b)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 35771'  
Misc inscriptions by others:The Garden > / x  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.