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La Marchande de Moutarde

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46708
State: 3/5

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:407 x 302 mm  
Plate mark size:157 x 89 mm  
Other size:156 x 88 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white on off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine on heavy weight plate paper  
Note on the paper:roughly cut along the lower edge.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a light print tone which is slightly darker in the foreground.  
Note on foul biting:There is foul biting around the edges. Pitting is exploited to give texture to the stonework and flagstones.  
Print note:There are areas where there has been stopping out, evident on heads, jars, bowls, shelf bracket; it is also evident along the edges, particularly at the right edge (possibly accidental).  


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. 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.