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Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46666
State: 6/7

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Bequest, 1958  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; bequeathed by her to the University of Glasgow, 1958.  


Paper size:325 x 244 mm  
Plate mark size:118 x 80 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:medium weight, unevenly flecked with small fibres; appears to be page from a ledger  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:print tone particularly around the figure and in the upper right corner; wiped more cleanly around the collar and the hand  
Note on foul biting:dots and flecks provide texturing in particular around the figure.  
Print note:face a bit out of focus, suggesting possible movement during printing  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' (crossed 'l' instead of 't')  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'Annie'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. [superscript 't'] Jacques. 171.'  
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:recto, lower right corner, outside platemark, pencil, in large letters, faint: 'RT' or 'RP'.  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K.10, V Annie, standing' on recto, at lower left, below platemark; on recto, in ink, at lower left, outside platemark; '104.' (page number); verso, in ink, outside platemark, upside down, '103.' (page number); '10' recto, lower right.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.