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Grand'Place, Brussels

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 362
State: 1/2

Collection credit:Pennell Fund  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:Robert Hartshorne (d. 1945), New York. Bought with the Pennell Fund by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:220 x 142 mm  
Plate mark size:220 x 142 mm  
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:traces of tone near edges; mottled at top, right and bottom  
Note on foul biting:granular patches in etched areas  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'SALLE DE VENTE DEN[?]' (sign on right of building)  
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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'RH' in circle on verso (R. Hartshorne, Lugt 2215b)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Grande Place, Brussels' at lower right verso; 'K362' at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.