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Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.416
State: 1/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Kraushaar Galleries, New York. Private Collection, Florida. Susan Schulman, New York; Peter and Paula Lunder; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:018.2005  


Paper size:133 x 95 mm  
Plate mark size:130 x 95 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:subtle toning in water below butterfly - wiping marks easily seen  
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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:18-27 mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'244 / W.224. [sic] / Return to Tilbury / [20?]' - other inscriptions erased  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.