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The Square House, Amsterdam

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 404.2
State: 7/7

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1941  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (ca 1829 - d. 1891), London; Sotheby's, 3 March 1892 (lot 341) bought by Deprez, £9.15.0 . Bought with the Pennell Fund by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC., 10 January 1941 (410017-4) .  
Additional acq. no:LC USZ62-78205  


Paper size:231 x 173 mm  
Plate mark size:228 x 173 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight  
Watermarks:PRO PATRIA  
Medium:etching [and drypoint]  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:tone at edges and on upper and lower quarters of image  
Note on foul biting:as usual  
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:n/a  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:n/a  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:34-43 from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:hinged to mount so verso unexamined  
Collector's mark:'JH' circular blindstamp at lower right, Joshua H. Hutchinson (Lugt 2921)  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.