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Petite Rue au Beurre, Brussels

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1917.582
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1917.  
Additional acq. no:1775  


Paper size:137 x 97 mm  
Plate mark size:134 x 97 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:Brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with some very light plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:There are faint traces of old work visible around the rightmost second story window; remnants of two figures to lower left of the large first floor shop window; significant wear on lines of shading above the large window (or lightly inked?).  


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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Circular stamp of Bryan Lathrop (Lugt 2972).  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'104', 'Butter Street', and 'Brussels' at lower left verso; '1775' at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.