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The Garden

Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas City
Accession no: 1990.0003
State: 15/15

Collection credit:Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas: The Helen Foreman Spencer Acquisition Fund  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Purchased by P. & D. Colnaghi, London, 24 April 1970 at auction; sold 10 December 1971 to V. Volpe; purchased from R. M. Light and Co., Inc., Prints and Drawings, Santa Barbara, CA, by Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, 1990.  


Paper size:305 x 238 mm  
Plate mark size:305 x 238 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light even tone at the top, dark, carefully wiped vertical tone in the water  
Note on foul biting:some spots  
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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'c. 5266' crossed out, 'c. 37450' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'78' encircled on verso  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.