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Marchande de Vin, Ajaccio

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49929
State: 1/1

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Gift, 1935  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; given by her to the University of Glasgow, 1935.  


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:medium weight, 'antique' (pre 1800) laid; inlaid.  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light, even tone overall, slightly darker on the right.  
Note on foul biting:There is a grip mark from a tool at the lower left and minor foul biting at the upper left.  
Print note:  


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:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 4 x 11 mm, 10 mm from left; pencil butterfly of 1901/1902.  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Marchande de Vin / Ajaccio'; '(undescribed by Kennedy)' on verso in different hands.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.