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81

The Storm

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46762

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Bequest, 1958  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; bequeathed by her to the University of Glasgow, 1958.  

 

Paper size:  
Plate mark size:158 x 284 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:inlaid  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:partial 'Van Gelder' in script.  
Medium:drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight, particularly in the sky  
Note on foul biting:but interesting simulation of granular tone, little flecks in distance and in sky  
Print note:looks like made from cancelled state - cancel lines covered up but still appearing faintly; or possibly undescribed state.  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1861'  
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:'77', verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K 81 Is this an undescribed second state?' on verso  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0810201  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.