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The Beach, Ostend

Hamburger Kunsthalle
Accession no: 34014
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Additional acq. no:3111  


Paper size:83 x 182 mm  
Plate mark size:81 x 182 mm  
Note on size:paper size includes tab  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:plate tone, darker towards lower margin, here wiped diagonally into corners  
Note on foul biting:fine scattered pitting across plate  
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:butterfly in graphite on verso; on tab  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:verso ' Ostend - / 1st State [butterfly]'  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:36mm from left, 2 x 9 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:verso centre stamp in brown ink: seal of Hamburg with text 'KUNSTHALLE ZU HAMBURG' (Lugt 1233) and '34014'  
Dealers' stock nos:verso bottom centre '7970'; bottom right corner '3111'  
Misc inscriptions by others:verso bottom: illegible inscription (covered by mount); verso bottom right corner: '1/' or '7/'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.