Home > The Catalogue > Impression

Return to previous page


The Forge

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46753
State: 4/6

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Dr J. A McCallum (1862-1948); given to the University of Glasgow, 1939.  


Paper size:229 x 351 mm  
Plate mark size:194 x 318 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Beehive over 'DEDB' [De Erven de Blauw]  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:minimal tone at top left  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:faint spots on the anvil and in the right half of the print, visible in lighter areas. Two small white spots where paper fibres have prevented printing (left to hat of left bystander, on left wall in background).  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. / 1861.' ( 't' not crossed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
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:'9 / W. 63 K 68 III' partly by Harold Wright in margin at bottom left .  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.