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The Doorway

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1927.5958
State: 2/20

Collection credit:Gift of Mrs Chauncey McCormick and Mrs Richard E. Danielson  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Otto H. Bacher (1856-1909). Charles Deering (1852-1927), Chicago; bequeathed to his daughters; given by Mrs Chauncey McCormick and Mrs Richard E. Danielson to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1927.  


Paper size:295 x 207 mm  
Plate mark size:291 x 201 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Possible use of lavis in the shaded areas around the figure in the doorway.  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
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:Otto H. Bacher (Lugt 2002) faded, on verso; 'CD' circular stamp (Charles Deering, Lugt 516)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'6' at upper left verso; 'P83' changed to 'P82' at lower left verso; 'W.202' in black ink at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.