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Resting by the Stove

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 338
State: 1/2

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1952  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT. Purchased with the Pennell Fund for the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:135 x 97 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 97 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:pale tone at centre and right, heavier at left and bottom; distinct vertical and slight diagonal wiping marks; picking at bottom  
Note on foul biting:some small dots  
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:'Resting-studio' by Whistler on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:at 19 to 29 mm; h 3 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' graphite (H.H. Benedict, Lugt 2936) verso. 'HW' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a) verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.