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Lagoon - Noon

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 216
State: 3/3

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1947  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:Bought with the Pennell Fund by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:128 x 202 mm  
Plate mark size:128 x 202 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian (?)  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:along and near left and bottom edges  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:the difference between Kennedy's 2nd and 3rd states may be due to wear  


Whistler's sign on plate:Butterfly (very faint)  
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:at 44 to 65 mm; height 7 mm; butterfly of 1885/1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:hinged to mat so verso not examined  
Collector's mark:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.