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Speke Hall

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1949.5.544
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy, no owner given, 1910. In the collection of Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York, 1910. Given by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949.  
Additional acq. no:B-15851  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:DE ERVEN DK BLAUW  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:traces of residual tone  
Note on foul biting:numerous flecks at left and right; these may be dust in the ink rather than foul biting  
Print note:This is the impression of the first state reproduced by Kennedy  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:'VR' crowned, oval stamp (Royal Library, Windsor, Lugt 2535); 'HM' (H.Mansfield, Lugt 1342); 'HW' (H.G. Whittemore, Lugt1384a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.