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Balcony, Amsterdam

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 79.1359

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:George W. Vanderbilt. Sotheby Parke Barnet, NY. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1979.  
Additional acq. no:116607  


Paper size:274 x 170 mm  
Plate mark size:272 x 169 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:light weight, cream, Asian tissue paper.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown ink  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1. Mar. 6' on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'GV' (George Vanderbilt) on verso, at lower left, in pencil.  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1979.1359' on verso, at lower right; '2' (encircled) on verso, at upper right.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.