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La Marchande de Moutarde

Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 1733
State: 3/5

Collection credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Image credit:  
Provenance:H. S. Theobald, London. Ernest Stephen Lumsden (1883-1968); bought from Mrs E. S. Lumsden by the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1949.  
Additional acq. no:P.858  


Paper size:260 x 176/183 (bottom/top) mm  
Plate mark size:154 x 88 mm  
Note on size: The sheet has a very uneven edge at right  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:heavy weight, card-like  
Watermarks:'& S / [1]829' partial  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:No  
Print tone:Light residual tone  
Note on foul biting:At bottom  
Print note:More scrim/cloth marks at the left, and dotty speckles at the bottom. There seems to be a narrow, slightly uneven bare area just inside the margin.  


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:mark rubbed out at bottom left, possibly 'HST' (Theobald)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Le Marchande de Moutarde (W. 16) First state', '(V states)', 'Theobald Coll', and illegible symbol on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.