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Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 863
State: 3/3

Collection credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Presented by Mrs Thomas Barclay to the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1911.  
Additional acq. no:P.863  


Paper size:172 x 233 mm  
Plate mark size:106 x 153 mm  
Note on size:Slightly worn edges at the sides and bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Thin, fine paper  
Ink colour:Dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:A little meshing with lines in foreground  
Print note:A warm impression with retroussage and texture in the foreground. Note 'scrim' or cloth marks at the left edge, and faint wriggly lines just inside the edge at left centre.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' at upper right corner; 'J. Whistler' at lower left cornerwith 'S' reversed  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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: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.