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Tour Saint Antoine, Loches

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.489
State: 1/1

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Susan Schulman; bought by Peter Lunder, 19 September 2002; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:039.2002  


Paper size:152 x 80 mm  
Plate mark size:150 x 80 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Watermarks:fragment of Pro Patria - garden  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very slight tone in left third of plate  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:This appears to be the impression illustrated by Kennedy (same large fox mark at lower right; same wiping marks at left), but the Kennedy repro signature is hard to read  


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:20-29 from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' (Mansfield, L. 1342); 'HW' (Whittemore, L. 1384a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Tour St. Antoine' 'H M' '(No. 3)'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.