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Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46719
State: 2/3

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler's great-nephew, Joseph Whistler Revillon (1886-1955) to the University of Glasgow, 1955.  


Paper size:285 x 204 mm  
Plate mark size:135 x 99 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:The paper colour is ivory discoloured to buff; the sheet is uneven, torn on three sides and cut on the right. The paper is coarse, of medium weight, and flecked with short darker fibres.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is an inky plate mark and there are fingerprints in the margin.  
Note on foul biting:There is slight foul biting around the edges and pitting particularly on the foreground tree which is bitten more deeply.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:' "Seymour" '  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
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:There is an old brown ink inscription on the recto, below the platemark; it looks like at some point an attempt has been made to erase it; on recto, in brown ink: 'jmw' (not in Whistler's hand, has been scraped out); 'K.31 II Seymour standing' on recto at lower left, below platemark, by Harold Wright.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.