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The Dance House: Nocturne

Boston Public Library
Accession no: W367
State: 6/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Knoedler & Co., New York. Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919); Labey, 11 April 1919 ('BDFG.EJ'); acquired by Alfred H. Wiggin (1868-1951); given to Boston Public Library, MA.  


Paper size:275 x 167 mm  
Plate mark size:272 x 167 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid, 'antique'  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Watermarks:none visible  
Ink colour:very dark brown/black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:bright highlights in windows and rays from lamp  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:a fine, atmospheric impression with lovely misty effect; gorgeous, richest I've seen, (but haven't seen many dpb)  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'16316 mk' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others: '6.' on verso; '36'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.