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The Cock and the Pump

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.501
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Thomas G. Arthur (1857-1907), Glasgow; H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 36709); E. G. Kennedy, 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:111901  


Paper size:222 x 139 mm  
Plate mark size:218 x 139 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:with plate 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:'E.G.K.' at lower right, in black ink (Kennedy, Lugt 857); 'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 36709' on verso, at lower left ; 's2590' at lower centre  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Arthur Coll' on verso, at lower right, in pencil.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.