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Riault (The Wood Engraver)

Baltimore Museum of Art
Accession no: 1996.48.9109

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © The Baltimore Museum of Art  
Provenance:Published in a cancelled set of etchings by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879. George A. Lucas (1824-1909), Paris; acquired by the Baltimore Museum of Art, MD, 1996.  

 

Paper size:265 x 191 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 150 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very pale tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:strong burr  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1860.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
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:no  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:'The Engraver (M Riault) Wede 62-' on verso (final e superscript)  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  
ID:K0650402  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.