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Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.387
State: 9 e/9

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow. John Henry Wrenn (1841-1911), Chicago, 1910. C. G. Boerner, New York; bought from Artemis, New York, by Peter Lunder, 11 October 2001; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007. - check given to Colby  
Additional acq. no:024.2002  


Paper size:201 x 298 mm  
Plate mark size:200 x 297 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc): laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Beautiful wiping of tone, radiating out from the horizon  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:butterfly 'imp'  
Note on the tab:tab 82-105 from left; pencil butterfly of 1886/1887  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'B.M.' stamp (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394) ; 'J.H.W' stamp on tab (J.H. Wrenn, L.1475) on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'5-5-0' (possibly by Whistler); 'J. H. Wrenn' ; 'The Nocturne' ; '116', on verso in various hands  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.