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University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
Accession no: 1987/1.361
State: 1/4

Collection credit:Museum purchase made possible by the Alfred E. Pernt Memorial Fund, in honor of Dr. of Technical Sciences Max H.J. Pernt and his wife Anna Pernt (née Mueller)  
Image credit:Photo © The University of Michigan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bought by the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, 1987.  


Paper size:134 x 95 mm  
Plate mark size:131 x 95 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light print tone, darker on the bottom third of the plate, on the sea  
Note on foul biting:scattered flecks, particularly at 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:butterfly 'imp  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly on tab  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:The mount is marked state II/III, but there is only one Kennedy state, and this impression seems to conform it  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'K.2030' at lower left on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'39' at upper right on the verso; 'K.327 und II' at lower right on the verso; '$3,250.' on the mount  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.