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Little Court

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1934.636
State: 1/2

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; passed to his wife; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1934.  
Additional acq. no:14261  


Paper size:135 x 176 mm  
Plate mark size:127 x 176 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with some light plate tone, particularly at the bottom and right side of the image.  
Note on foul biting:The foul biting or tonal effect across the figures on the right half of the plate and the walls of the building above them prints less distinctly than on 1938.1876  
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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:Pencil butterfly dates from 1886.  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:initials [possibly 'FC' or 'H'?] in script  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'14' at upper right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.