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Newspaper-Stall, Rue de Seine

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.418
State: 2/2

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:111735  


Paper size:190 x 338 mm  
Plate mark size:82 x 199 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight 'antique' laid paper torn from a ledger book, with traces of red ink along the lower and left edges.  
Watermarks:centre, sideways: Maltese cross with 'G.R.D.' (?) below.  
Ink colour: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:on signboard top centre: '[H]OTEL / [D]E / [RO]ME / […]EMENTS ? / HAM[…] / […]MEUBLE[…]'; on magazines in window: '[??]LPRI', '[?]ABU[?]', 'GIL BLAS'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'CCC' on verso, at centre left, in brown ink, trefoil stamp (Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Newspaper Stall' on recto, at lower left. '1978.418'.on verso, at lower right  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.