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Fish Shop, Chelsea

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1987.41.73
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934), London. Given by John Nichols Estabrook and Dorothy Coogan Estabrook to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1987.  


Paper size:142 x 218 mm  
Plate mark size:138 x 216 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:trimmed to plate mark  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with pale tone at top and heavier tone at left and bottom; with distinct, curving, left-right diagonal wiping marks  
Note on foul biting:scattered flecks; heavier patches over the figure group at left and at lower centre  
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 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 50 to 64 mm from left; butterfly of 1887  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Henry Studdy Theobald (Lugt1376)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.