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Little Dordrecht

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1881
State: 1/1

Collection credit:The Clarence Buckingham Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Clarence L. Buckingham (1854-1913), Chicago; bequeathed to his sisters; passed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.  
Additional acq. no:14266 (R 5750 - old acq no)  


Paper size:105 x 158 mm  
Plate mark size:95 x 132 mm  
Note on size: Measurements: remargined at top - sheet dimensions include this  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:old 'ledger' paper  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with very light overall plate tone.  
Note on foul biting:considerable foul biting with some burnishing in the lower half of the plate  
Print note:A very deeply bitten 'spot,' at lower left prints white; a dark spot of ink at lower left; sepia-toned brown ink  


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:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'C.B.' (C.L. Buckingham, Lugt 497)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'18925' at lower riversoght  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.