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Little Court

Syracuse University Art Galleries
Accession no: 1963.1021
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:S.H. Nazeby Harrington (b. 1862), Birkenhead, UK. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1897 (stock no. 28649). Cloud Wampler (1895-1973), Syracuse, NY; given to the Syracuse University Art Galleries in 1963.  


Paper size:133 x 174 mm  
Plate mark size:127 x 174 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:light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:extensive grain  
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: butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'24.May. 1883-'  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 35-51mm from left; butterfly of 1885/1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HNH' circular stamp (H.N. Harrington, Lugt 1349)  
Dealers' stock nos: 'a25459,' crossed out, 'a28649' on recto of support board  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K236. Undescribed 1st state, before slight new shading on figures in doorway.' written by H.Wright on supporting board recto. (Nothing on verso of board)  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.