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Windows opposite Hotel, Bourges

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: FSC-GR-698
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:© Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 94163). Purchased from the Fine Art Society, London, by the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2002/2003.  


Paper size:102 x 67 mm  
Plate mark size:99 x 67 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'modern' laid (post 1800), darkened to buff  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:A trace of tone at the top.  
Note on foul biting:Scattered flecks; pale patches at right.  
Print note:  


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 9-15 mm from left; height 2 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 94163' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Hotel Windows' on the verso (possibly by C.L. Freer).  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.