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Hôtel Lallement, Bourges

Syracuse University Art Galleries
Accession no: 1963.0982
State: 1/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Syracuse University Art Galleries  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York, 1910; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Probably sold at the Whittemore sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 14 October 1952. Cloud Wampler (1895-1973), Syracuse, NY; given to the Syracuse University Art Galleries in 1963.  


Paper size:169 x 268 mm  
Plate mark size:163 x 268 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:n/a  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japan?  
Note on the paper:Asian laid, no chain lines, medium weight, not glossy  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light  
Note on foul biting:scattered dots  
Print note:warm black ink, very fine impression  


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:tab 52-63mm from left; butterfly of 1888/1890  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342) and 'HW' (H.G.Whittemore, Lugt 1384a) stamps in blue ink on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.