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The Steps, Amsterdam

Los Angeles County Museum
Accession no: AC1992.234.13
State: 2/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Los Angeles County Museum  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich, New York. Possibly G.W. Vanderbilt. Bought from Robert M. Light & Co., Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, by Anita and Julius L. Zelman, 1981; given by Julius L. And Anita Zelman to Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, 1992.  


Paper size:240 x 165 mm  
Plate mark size:240 x 165 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:lightweight 'antique'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
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:butterfly on verso  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'2nd proof pulled' and inscription to Herman Wunderlich on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.