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Drury Lane

Kupferstich-Kabinett der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Accession no: A 1909-128
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Amsler und Ruthardt, Berlin; sold to the Kupferstich-Kabinett Dresden, 1909, for 176 DM.  


Paper size:164 x 104 mm  
Plate mark size:163 x 103 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:very fine brown line, on verso 28 mm from bottom, not necessarily printed but maybe from an object lying on the paper  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:even plate tone; narrow slightly darker strip of tone along left and right edges; stronger tone in lower 1/4, wiped \\=  
Note on foul biting:loose pitting over figures; a few finer pits in background  
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:23 mm from left, 6 x 15 mm; butterfly of 1886/1887  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:verso upper left: brown round stamp of the Kupferstichkabinett, Lugt 1616  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'25' verso lower right corner:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.