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Street at Saverne

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46703
State: 3/4

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:410 x 303 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 159 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:blue on ivory support  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):blue chine coll√© on heavy weight plate paper  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Heavier print tone is used in the foreground and sky. The left hand buildings are wiped clean.  
Note on foul biting:There is foul biting particularly on the left edge where there is a regular marking, possibly a fabric mark but there is no cross weave.  
Print note:The lamp appears to have been stopped out with varnish and the area indicating the beams burnished and reworked. The sky and foreground have been densely worked.  

 

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.'  
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:'K19, iv (Another impression, printed with blue)' recto, below platemark  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0190405  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.