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Bird-Cages, Chelsea

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1937.172
State: 1/2

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago. Acquired by the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1937 from the Bryan Lathrop Print Sales.  
Additional acq. no:14232 (R 6218 - old acq no)  


Paper size:156 x 231 mm  
Plate mark size:151 x 229 mm  
Note on size:.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:cream discoloured to tan  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'W. JONES' on board above shop at right, and number '2' on window below; 'AMBER' on newspaper advertising board.  
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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'c 9727' at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'BL Coll.' at lower left verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.