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The Pierrot

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.484
State: 3/8

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Australia  
Provenance:G. W. Vanderbilt. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111867  


Paper size:234 x 160 mm  
Plate mark size:230 x 160 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
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: butterfly at lower right on verso  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'Early state/ for Wunderlich' at lower right 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:'T86760' at lower right. 'N 95' on verso, at centre  
Misc inscriptions by others:indistinct inscription on verso, at upper left edge; at lower right,, '1978.484'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.