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La Vieille aux Loques

Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 871
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. 1754  


Paper size:263 x 193 mm  
Plate mark size:209 x 149 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Thin  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:A little tone at edges - providing texture  
Note on foul biting:Giving texture of finger prints, soft smudges, scrim  
Print note:Fine impression, with a good range from the delicate face to the deeply etched, almost 3d lines in the shadows  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. ... Rue ....' partially deleted  
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.