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Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1933.223
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Art Institute of Chicago  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Purported to be from the set presented to Queen Victoria as a Jubilee gift, 1887. Walter Stanton Brewster (1872-1954), Chicago; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1933.  


Paper size:419 x 483 mm  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed plate tone near the plate edges and on the ower third of plate  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Additional horizontal drypoint lines along the horizon and a new series of close left to right diagonals above the horizon around the centre boats; new right to left diagonal and horizontal drypoint lines on the hull of the leftmost boat and new vertical lines below it; the vertical 'wiping' scratches at left of centre on AIC 1917.502 are not visible.  


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:  


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


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.