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The Barrow - Quartier des Marolles, Brussels

Private collection
Accession no: -
State: 7/8

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy as having been owned by the late Sir John C. F. S. Day (1826-1908), London, 1910. C. W. Kraushaar, New York. Harris Schrank Fine Prints, New York; C. G. Boerner, New York, 2007; bought by a private collector, 2007.  


Paper size:123 x 170 mm  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone: light, even wiping of tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A beautiful impression, with a soft, rubbed down effect in the shadows, some blipping of the tone in the foreground  


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:tiny butterfly of 1887/1888, tab 137-148 mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Sir John Day, in pencil on verso; blindstamp in bottom left corner.  
Dealers' stock nos:'c' (Colnaghi notation) on verso (according to collector)  
Misc inscriptions by others:not on recto  


Source of information:Dealer's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.