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Savoy Scaffolding

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1927
State: 1/1

Collection credit:The Clarence Buckingham Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Edward G. Kennedy, New York. An unidentified collector. H. C. K. 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:14249 (R 5750 - old acq no)  


Paper size:181 x 81 mm  
Plate mark size:177 x 81 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone: printed with plate tone near the lower edge of plate  
Note on foul biting:A tiny patch of foul biting by the wheel of the wheelbarrow at lower left (looks like a fingerprint).  
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:The pencil butterfly is unusual in form.  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'EGK' stamp (E.G. Kennedy, Lugt 857); 'C.B.' (C. L. Buckingham, Lugt 497); 'H. C. K.[/]' (verso, not in Lugt)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Scaffolding / #95' at lower left verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.