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Palaces, Brussels

Private collection
Accession no: -
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo Whistler Etchings Project  
Provenance:Sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York; 29 October 1998 (lot 53); Dr George van Houten, Netherlands; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007, bought by a private collector.  


Paper size:222 x 149 mm  
Plate mark size:219 x 140 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:'thin japan'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very little tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A good impression in slightly reddish brown ink  


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:n/a  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:butterfly of ca 1890., 26-35 mm from left  


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


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.