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Drury Lane

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1917.470
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Possibly from the collection of Charles Dowdeswell. Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.  
Additional acq. no:14251 (1733/Inv. ID 34955 - old acq no)  


Paper size:168 x 102 mm  
Plate mark size:162 x 102 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with very light plate 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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Circular stamp with Japanese letters (Bryan Lathrop, Lugt 2972); graphite 'CD' on verso possibly indicates Charles Dowdeswell collection (see Lugt 516a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'176 Drury Lane' at lower left verso; '1733' and '3/10/-' at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.