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Chelsea Embankment

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: 50.236
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Possibly sold at auction, 26 April 1947. L. Aaron Lebowich, Boston; given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, February 1950.  


Paper size:106 x 255 mm  
Plate mark size:44 x 134 mm  
Note on size:Sheet is irregular at the top three sides  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:printed at a slight angle on the sheet  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very slight overall, heavier at left and right edges  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:flecks, quite fine line  


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:MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:'2987'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'4-26-57', '283/61' collector, on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.