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Ch√Ęteau d'Amboise

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 393
State: 1/2

Collection credit:Source unknown  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
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. Acquired by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  

 

Paper size:103 x 68 mm  
Plate mark size:100 x 68 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:yes  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:tone near edges and corners  
Note on foul biting:few scattered flecks  
Print note:This is the impression illustrated by Kennedy  

 

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:butterfly at lower left recto  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1st State-' (the 'st' superscript) at lower left recto; '13 / (110 [unreadable cipher--possible a bee?] at lower right verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:15-23  

 

Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HW' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a); 'HM' stamp and 'HM' in graphite (H. Mansfield, Lugt 1342).  
Dealers' stock nos:'c 616/1' at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K3930103  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.