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The Embroidered Curtain

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.529
State: 3/10

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
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:111957  


Paper size:242 x 158 mm  
Plate mark size:238 x 158 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):'tissue' (japanese?)  
Note on the paper:light weight  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'WATER / te / VUUR' on signboard  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:On verso, at lower right centre: butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'Trial proof/ for Wunderlich' on verso, at lower right centre  
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:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.