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Islands: Evening

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.510
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Australia  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. 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:111919  


Paper size:136 x 200 mm  
Plate mark size:128 x 200 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:with plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:pencil butterfly of 1887  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' stamp in blue ink on verso of tab (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342) ; 'HW' stamp in grey-black ink (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a); 'mn' at lower right centre, in pencil; 'CCC' trefoil stamp in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham) all on verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.