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The Lime-Burner

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46784
State: 2/2

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:279 x 201 mm  
Plate mark size:252 x 175 mm  
Note on size:small margins  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:very neat edges  
Watermarks:Beehive / DEDB  
Medium:etching [and drypoint]  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:no  
Note on foul biting:Pitting used to great effect to give texture to the side walls (etched granular tone?); pitting at lower corners; areas where the lines have broken down in the roof timbers.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. / 1859.' (underlined, lower right corner; 'Whistler', lower left corner, partially removed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
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:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.