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La Vieille aux Loques

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46707
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Dr J. A McCallum (1862-1948); given to the University of Glasgow, 1939.  


Paper size:292 x 210 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 148 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:grey  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:medium weight, of slightly rough texture. It is cut along 3 edges, and torn along the lower edge.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is very little plate tone in the upper section but mottled print tone in the foreground.  
Note on foul biting:There is foul biting particularly around the edges; mark from the grip of a tool in the upper left corner; textile-type marks at the lower left; fingerprints at the right side.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. ['Delatre' under blot of ink and almost illegible] Rue St. Jacques. 171. ['St. Jacques. 171.' extremely faint - this area appears to have been burnished]'  
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:'JAMcC' (J. A. McCallum) rectangular stamp in brown ink on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'oii96' recto, lower right, below platemark  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.