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High Street, Brussels

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.420
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. 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:111739  


Paper size:128 x 174 mm  
Plate mark size:124 x 174 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:PRO PATRIA AS' (Chicago 248)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:with plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly (two? check)  
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:'HHB' stamp on verso of tab, in black ink (H. H. Benedict, Lugt 2936); 'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'25106 / C 6537' on verso, at lower right  
Misc inscriptions by others:'13' on verso, at lower right; inscribed at lower right,: '1978 420'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.