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Nocturne: Furnace

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.404

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:R. Woods Bliss (b. 1875), Dumbarton Oaks, near Washington DC. Emma Regina Martin (ca 1877-1965). Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111673  


Paper size:204 x 250 mm  
Plate mark size:168 x 230 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight, 'antique' laid paper, torn close to the platemark leaving a small uneven border.  
Watermarks:two lions  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with plate tone  
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:  
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:Triangle with outline of circle at centre left, in brown ink (R. Woods Bliss, Lugt 2004A); 'ERM' at lower left, in ink and centre left in pencil (E. R. Martin); 'CCC' trefoil stamp at centre left, in brown ink (C.C.Cunningham, not in Lugt).  
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Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.