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Nocturne: Salute

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1908.5
State: 2/10

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Bought from E. Gottschalk, by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1908; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:182 x 237 mm  
Plate mark size:153 x 225 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:partial Top of shield surmounted by plumed helmet  
Medium:etching [and drypoint]  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with uneven tone, mostly at the top and sides; inky platemark at top and sides  
Note on foul biting:patches of foul biting at the right edge and at lower right  
Print note:The impression is lightly etched/under-inked so it is difficult to tell if the is drypoint as well as etching  


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:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'From Gottshalk Dec-07. Nocturne-Salute W199' (upside-down) at lower right on the verso by C.L. Freer  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.