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Mairie, Loches

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1927.1673
State: 4/4

Collection credit:Estate of Robert Forsyth  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Acquired from the estate of Robert Forsyth by the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1927.  
Additional acq. no:R 3432 (8096)  


Paper size:220 x 130 mm  
Plate mark size:217 x 130 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam  
Ink colour:Dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with some light plate tone, warm, slightly stronger at the plate edges, particularly at bottom right  
Note on foul biting:some dots and soft flecks  
Print note:a good impression, with velvety shadows in the window and doorway  


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:'To [illegible]' at lower right verso (the name erased or defaced by old hinge)  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Mairie Bourges' at lower left verso; 'X1280' at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.