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Château Touraine

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1917.585
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:1778  


Paper size:138 x 98 mm  
Plate mark size:134 x 98 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:Printed with some very light plate tone.  
Note on foul biting:Perhaps more properly 'partially bitten' rather than 'foul biting  
Print note:A very fine impression, glossy in effect.  


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 on verso, lower right  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1st Proof.' on verso, lower right  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of 1888/1890  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Circular stamp with Japanese letters and 'BL' in graphite pencil (Bryan Lathrop, Lugt 2972)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'124' at lower left verso;'1778' at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.