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La Mère Gérard

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46688
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Possibly passed by family descent to Whistler's great-nephew, Joseph Whistler Revillon (1886-1955) ; bequeathed to the University of Glasgow, 1955.  


Paper size:406 x 302 mm  
Plate mark size:128 x 89 mm  
Other size:126 x 87 (chine collé) mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine collé on heavy weight plate paper  
Note on the paper:brown fleck, fibre, on chine at lower edge  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light and fairly even  
Note on foul biting:slight pitting throughout  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. [superscript 't'] Jacques. 171.' ('J' reversed)  
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:'Revillon Bequest' recto at lower right, on plate paper; recto at lower left: 'K11, iv'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.