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Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Accession no: RP-P-1987-11
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Artemis, London, print dealers; bought by the Rijksprentenkabinet, 1987.  


Paper size:155 x 227 mm  
Plate mark size:150 x 227 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:'X/D/C/B' large and obscured  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone, careful and atmospheric wiping, graduated, darker at bottom  
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; no 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 70-81 mm from left, rather large and probably added  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Shield stamp (F.G. Waller, Lugt 2760) ; 'R:MVS.' elliptical stamp (Rijks Prentenkabinet, Lugt 2228) both on verso; obscured stamp, possibly 'RBP' in circle (R. B. Philip, Lugt 405).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 19559'  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.