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Newspaper-Stall, Rue de Seine

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.384
State: 2/2

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Samuel Josefowitz; Fine Art Society, London; bought by Peter Lunder, 8 July 2004; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:062.2004  


Paper size:84 x 200 mm  
Plate mark size:83 x 197 mm  
Other size:81 x 197 inner platemark mm  
Note on size:Trimmed close but not exactly to platemark.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:very dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very even, moderate 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:'SJ' (Josefowitz)  
Dealers' stock nos:'4970' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.