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La Mère Gérard

Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 855
State: 4/4

Collection credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Ernest Stephen Lumsden (1883-1968); bought from Mrs E. S. Lumsden by the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1949.  
Additional acq. no:P.1756  


Paper size:209 x 135 mm  
Plate mark size:127 x 89 mm  
Note on size:Some paper loss on the left side, not near image  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:Dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:thin 'antique' laid  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone, slight marks of flecking and burnishing  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Impression in warm black ink.  


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:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.