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Little Dordrecht

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1904.457
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Bought from Obach & Co., (receipt, 6 January 1904), by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1904; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:105 x 165 mm  
Plate mark size:94 x 132 mm  
Note on size:uneven cut edges at sides  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:partial [illegible]  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:some tone near the plate edges  
Note on foul biting:considerable across the etched areas  
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:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:' 'Little Dordrecht' Grolier 295 / A Quay with boats beyond, lying in the river / Undescribed-- From Obach.' along the right sheet edge on the verso by C.L. Freer; '21.85' at lower left on the verso; '82' at lower right on the verso.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.