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Florence Leyland

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1927.5947

Collection credit:The Charles Deering Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 43058). Charles Deering (1852-1927), Chicago; given by his heirs to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1927.  

 

Paper size:272 x 179 mm  
Plate mark size:214 x 139 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:  
Medium:drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Numerous scratches in the plate.  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'I am Flo'  
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:'CD' (Charles Deering, Lugt 516)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 43058' at lower left verso; '11994' at upper left recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'OUxv' (the xv superscript and underlined) at lower right verso  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K1100902  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.