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Rue des Bons Enfants, Tours

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.417

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance: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:111733  


Paper size:151 x 78 mm  
Plate mark size:148 x 78 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight, laid paper, which is attached along the upper edge to a fine piece of rice paper.  
Watermarks:There is a watermark at the top left corner (verso), partial, lower right part of large wheel  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'22' above doorway  
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:'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'139' (encircled and crossed out) on verso, at lower right ; at lower right '151' (encircled).  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Rue des Bons Enfants Tours' on verso, at centre left; at lower left, 'k-37 iii'; at lower right, '1978.417'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.