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Little Salute

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.502
State: 3/3

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:L. J. Rosenwald; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; de-accessioned. 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:111903  


Paper size:90 x 215 mm  
Plate mark size:81 x 214 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print 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:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'LJR' in greyish black ink on verso of tab; museum stamp 'NGA DUPLICATE' in blue ink; circular museum stamp 'National Gallery of Art' (surrounded an eagle) with initials 'LRJ' in faded blue ink; 'CCC' trefoil stamp in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham) all on verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:'07691' on verso, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'2.7c8'. At centre right; '1978.499' on verso, at lower right.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.