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The Barrow - Quartier des Marolles, Brussels

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 006.2007
State: 2/8

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Thos. Agnew & Son, London (39464; p5703 on old label). Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York. H. Wunderlich & Co. New York; sold in 1905 to Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Susan Schulman, New York; Peter and Paula Lunder; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, 2007.  


Paper size:128 x 175 mm  
Plate mark size:125 x 175 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:some plate tone, especially lower left corner; right edge  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Impression reproduced in 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:butterfly on verso  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'The Barrow - Quartier des Marolles / Brussels / 1st state' / butterfly on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:52-62 mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HBB' (Benedict, L.1298)  
Dealers' stock nos:'[…]40175'  
Misc inscriptions by others:HHB; HM  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.