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The Square House, Amsterdam

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 57.531.1
State: 3/7

Collection credit:Gift of Mrs. Charles Pratt, 1957  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Given by Mrs Charles Pratt to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1957  


Paper size:234 x 173 mm  
Plate mark size:230 x 173 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japan  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:some light tone at the bottom  
Note on foul biting:a little at right edge  
Print note:lovely, quiet, not rich but clear  


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:1890  


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


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.