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The Music Room

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46721
State: 2/4

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:196 x 269 mm  
Plate mark size:145 x 216 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:The paper colour is almost light grey.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Surface ink is exploited particularly on the right hand side.  
Note on foul biting:There is light pitting throughout with denser pitting at the lower left. There is foul biting at the edges and corners, and fingerprints at the upper left corner.  
Print note:Tthe paper is very clean, and the absence of handling marks and dealer/collector inscriptions (along with the artful inking and printing) may indicate a later printing.  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:'74' (in circle) on verso, upper left, within platemark  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.