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Clothes-Exchange, Houndsditch, No. 1

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1917.483
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1917.  
Additional acq. no:14230 (1746 - old acq no)  


Paper size:162 x 241 mm  
Plate mark size:160 x 241 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:'Pro Patria AS' (AS Pro Patria)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with light overall plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:signboard above packing station: 'PHILP & Co. / PACKER'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly in graphite - by JMW? - on verso  
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:The print bears the Art Institute duplicate stamp, but it was not deaccessioned  
Collector's mark:Circular stamp with Japanese letters (Bryan Lathrop, Lugt 2972); Art Institute of Chicago duplicate stamp (Lugt 483)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Clothes Exchange #2' and '1746' at lowr left verso; '57' at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.