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Fumette, Standing

British Museum
Accession no: 1872-07-13-419
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:'Woman standing' bought from 'Mr Thomas' - probably Edmund Thomas (1842-1883) - by the British Museum, London, 13 July 1872.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA50121  


Paper size:392 x 262 mm  
Plate mark size:346 x 218 mm  
Note on size:bevel of about 3mm within the platemark measurement  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:heavy japan? Slightly silky feel, with small fibres and dots  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light slightly uneven wiping  
Note on foul biting:a few tiny dots  
Print note:a handsome print despite the greyness, with burr on the face and hair, very slight retroussage on dress, burr on signature  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler .'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'1859.'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.