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The Fur Cloak - Mrs Herbert

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
Accession no: 1954/1.399
State: 1/2

Collection credit:Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934), 1910. Margaret Selkirk Watson Parker (1867-1936), Detroit, MI; bequeathed to the University of Michigan Art Museum, MI, 1954.  


Paper size:219 x 125 mm  
Plate mark size:215 x 125 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with considerable tone, wiped somewhat cleaner on the figure's head and torso and to the right of her torso  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:warm black ink  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'5 / +8 1/2'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.