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Market Place, Ostend

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.422
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Australia  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111743  


Paper size:96 x 132 mm  
Plate mark size:94 x 132 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:PRO PATRIA (Chicago 251)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' circular stamp on verso of tab, in blue ink (Howard Mansfield, Lugt 1342); 'HW' stamp at centre right, in grey ink (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt 1342 A); 'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:indistinct numbers on verso at lower right  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1978.422' on verso, at lower right,.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.