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Quai de Montebello

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.419

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance: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:111737  


Paper size:158 x 229 mm  
Plate mark size:149 x 229 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight, 'antique' laid paper trimmed to the platemark at the upper, left and right edges, leaving a small border along the lower edge.  
Watermarks:'QHR' (oe 'DHK'?)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:shop sign: 'Eque DE COMPAS', lower left, mirrored script: 'Quai de Montebello'  
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:'CCC' trefoil stamp (C.C. Cunningham) on verso, at centre right, in brown ink.  
Dealers' stock nos:'C 35463' at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K.417 ii Quai de Montebello' on verso; '1978.419'; '179' (encircled) on verso, at lower right  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.