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The Fan

Whereabouts unknown
Accession no: n/a
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:E. L. Knoedler Gallery, New York. Emma Regina Martin (ca 1877-1965). Private collection, Chicago. Dr George van Houten, Netherlands; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007. Bought by Paul McCarron; bought by a private collector.  


Paper size:136 x 97 mm  
Plate mark size:133 x 97 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:beige  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:warm beige; old sheet with folds- a central horizontal fold, 2 diagonal folds, \ from bc to left, centre of bottom left edge; / from centre of tl to tr, below tr corner  
Watermarks:partial 'Pro Patria'  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very little tone  
Note on foul biting:a few dots and at bottom left corner  
Print note:This is the impression illustrated by Kennedy.  


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:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:69-78 from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:'#30509'  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project, owner's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.