Home > The Catalogue > Impression

Return to previous page


La Rétameuse

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1934.630
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Acquired by Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; passed to his wife; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1934.  
Additional acq. no:R 3215  


Paper size:301 x 258 mm  
Plate mark size:112 x 89 mm  
Note on size:support sheet shows evidence that it was reduced along ruled graphite lines  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):China  
Note on the paper:laid down on off-white wove paper (chine collé)  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. [superscript 't'] Jacques. 171.'  
Whistler's signature on paper:'Whistler' and butterfly in margin, lower left  
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:Same graphite inscription in same location as Little Arthur (1934.632), Annie (1934.633), La Mère Gérard (1934.631), En Plein Soleil (1934.620), Street in Saverne (1934.546) and Title to the French Set (1934.645)  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'cat 6 / K14 / 172.27' within platemark verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.