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Marchande de Vin, Ajaccio

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46647
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' laid; it is inlaid.  
Watermarks:unidentified circular watermark surmounted by a crown (possibly VRYHEYT?)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:There are pen and black ink additions to the figure and the shading; the man's head at right has been scraped from the paper  
Print tone:There is light overall tone, slightly darker in the foreground.  
Note on foul biting:There is a mark from the grip of a tool at the lower left and minor pitting elsewhere.  
Print note:Note that there are pen and ink additions and that some of the lines at right have been removed from the paper (not the plate)  


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:3 x 11 mm, 12 mm from left; pencil butterfly dating from 1901/1902.  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.