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Stéphane Mallarmé

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49927
State: 1/1

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Copper plate bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; plate given by her in 1935 or bequeathed in 1958 to the University of Glasgow.  


Paper size:289 x 199 mm  
Plate mark size:227 x 172 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:light grey  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight, 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:Pro Patria  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a light, even tone.  
Note on foul biting:There is an area of acid splatters at the centre of the left edge. Throughout there are individual pits, some slightly mottled in appearance.  
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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Whistler [underlined] / Stéphane Mallarmé (undescribed by Kennedy)' on recto, at lower edge of margin,  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.