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Marchand de Vin, Paris

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.442
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. 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:111783  


Paper size:86 x 202 mm  
Plate mark size:82 x 202 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 tissue with 'chain lines'.  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:This is the impression illustrated by Kennedy (Mansfield stamp shows through on tab)  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'… COMM…VINS…' on the awning 'CIDRE' on a sign in the window  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' circular stamp on verso of tab, in blue ink (Howard Mansfield, Lugt 1382); 'HW' stamp in black (Harris Whittemore, Lugt 1342 A); 'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'18934' on verso at lower right  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1978.442' on verso, at lower right,.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.