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Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46771
State: 1/1

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bought from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the University of Glasgow, May 1967, for £84.  


Paper size:278 x 201 mm  
Plate mark size:209 x 132 mm  
Note on size: paper not quite square  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:medium weight; treated, washed and sized; translucent; fibrous; trimmed/cut, no deckle, pasted down.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:tone particularly towards the edges, also in the shadows and select areas of the figure.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The ink is a warm black. Marks on left perhaps caused by slight metal shavings from drypoint burr (check other possibilities) - not in Kennedy state. Very fine lines to right of image, very different in character - possibly practice lines? Look a bit like etched lines, or drypoint lines with burr removed.  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:'3. Whistler', recto, lower right; verso: '5-' (possibly JW's hand)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'7', upper right corner, recto, possibly by Whistler  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:HAG Web page: (1) s. in pencil; below plate r. "J. Whistler" (2) inscr. in pencil; below plate b. "C26077 K99 only state Fosco 1972" (3) inscr. in pencil; above plate u.r. "7" (4) inscr. in pencil; v. "5" [check]  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'C 26077', below platemark, recto.  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K99 only state Fosco 1972' below platemark.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.