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Railway-Station, Voves

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 059.2007
State: 1/2

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007, lot 114; Peter and Paula Lunder; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, 2007.  


Paper size:129 x 220 mm  
Plate mark size:129 220 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid'  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Watermarks:partial, 'A...' (dots in line, horizontally)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:overall tone, slightly heavier at left  
Note on foul biting:lower left corner?  
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:butterfly on verso (twice)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1st Proof 1st State' / butterfly and butterfly on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HW' (Whittemore, L. 1384a); 'HM' (Mansfield, Lugt 1342) stamps  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.