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Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 851
State: 5/5

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. 1752  


Paper size:206/208 x 160 (top)/170 (bottom) mm  
Plate mark size:163 x 108 mm  
Note on size: Uneven edges at left and bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:Cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian laid  
Note on the paper:'japanned laid' , medium weight  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Overall grey tone, with extra soft grey to right of the figure  
Note on foul biting:A little grid or cloth-like texture (from a vice?) at the bottom right corner, on the soft areas on the skirt, and to left and right of the skirt  
Print note:The paper gives it some warmth - the depth of inking or etching is obvious, with delicate lace work in the collar  


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. ['s' reversed] 171.'  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
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:'? Annie Haden W. 57' crossed out on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.