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Bibi Valentin

McManus Art Galleries and Museum, Dundee
Accession no: 272-1987-335
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © McManus Galleries & Museum  
Provenance:James Guthrie Orchar (1825-1898), Dundee; Trustees of the Orchar Gallery, Dundee; Orchar Collection, McManus Art Galleries and Museum, Dundee, 1987.  


Paper size:over 171 x 241 mm  
Plate mark size:151 x 223 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:Appears to have a machine-made regular fine-grained surface  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light, more at bottom  
Note on foul biting:a couple of dots and edges  
Print note:Soft burr on head, much richer but still soft burr around hand and on hip, bottom of dress, and material behind bed/sofa.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1859.'  
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:n/a  
Tab signed/inscribed:No  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):n/a  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.