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Gold House, Brussels

Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Accession no: 189-1908
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Kupferstichkabinett Berlin  
Provenance:Obach & Co., London; sold to the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, 1908 for £25.  


Paper size:179 x 66 mm  
Plate mark size:177 x 66 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:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light plate tone, darker in foreground (here mainly wiped horizontally)  
Note on foul biting:fine pitting across plate, in denser clouds on gable above arch at top  
Print note:black round spot in right half of pediment below gable; paper fibre on upper left corner of doorway  


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:not on recto  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:46 mm from left, 2 x 10 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.