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A Corner of the Palais Royal

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.526

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 51177). Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111951  


Paper size:136 x 86 mm  
Plate mark size:134 x 86 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:'off-white, cream'  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight. There is a pencilled line, drawn horizontally, along the lower edge, verso.  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print 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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' stamp x 2 in black ink on verso, at lower left (H. H. Benedict, Lugt 2936)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 51177' on verso, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'PTPD', '1978.526' on verso, at lower right..  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.