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Little Nude Figure

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 340
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Source unknown  
Image credit:  
Provenance:John Caldwell (1882-1907), Pittsburgh, PA. Harris G. Whittemore (d. Ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT. Acquired by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:82 x 49 mm  
Plate mark size:82 x 49 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
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 tone at left and near edges  
Note on foul biting:mostly near butterfly  
Print note:the figure and shading lines are faint and grainy--lightly etched; the butterfly is more deeply etched--perhaps added later?  


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:at 18 to 28 mm; h 3 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HW' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a) on verso. John Caldwell (not in Lugt), according to an inscription on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'340' at upper right verso; 'J. Caldwell Coll' at centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.