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The Punt

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Accession no: WAG 1590

Collection credit:Presented by Mrs J. G. Legge  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by Mrs J. G. Legge to the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.  
Additional acq. no:47.123  


Paper size:298 x 437 mm  
Plate mark size:120 x 165 mm  
Note on size:chine collé 108 x 155  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory on ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine collé on plate paper  
Note on the paper:chine collé is a little yellowed.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:The print tone is light and even.  
Note on foul biting:There is fine pitting, particularly in the foreground.  
Print note:Movement during printing has resulted in double lines and an out-of-focus look. There are stippled lines in the sky.  


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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'2875R', 'IN 1590' on recto, at lower edge.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.