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Doorway, Stables - Loches

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 377
State: 1/2

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1952  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:John Caldwell (1882-1907), Pittsburgh, PA. Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT. Purchased from the Pennell Fund for the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:150 x 80 mm  
Plate mark size:147 x 80 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
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:tone mostly near edes and over doorway; with a horizontal band of tone at bottom  
Note on foul biting:considerable; patches, flecks and tonal area (from paper or cloth) within doorway  
Print note:This is the impression of the first state illustrated by Kennedy  


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:butterfly at lower right verso  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'Stables doorway' at lower centre verso; '1st State' (the 'st' superscript with a '.' underneath) at lower right verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:13-22  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'J.C' in graphite (John Caldwell, not in Lugt). 'HW' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a) on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'#141' and 'Tours' at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.