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T. A. Nash's Greengrocer's Shop

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 263
State: 4/5

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1952  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 15168). Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Purchased with the Pennell Fund by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:174 x 124 mm  
Plate mark size:174 x 124 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very pale overall  
Note on foul biting:few scattered flecks  
Print note:The drypoint work is among shading under awning; this is the impression of the third state illustrated by Kennedy.  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'T. A. NASH.' on awning.  
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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' stamp (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342) and 'HW' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 15168'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Nash's Fruit Shop / Lot 114' at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.