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The Guitar Player (M.W. Ridley)

Private collection
Accession no: -
State: 5/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photograph Whistler Etchings Project  
Provenance:Thomas Glen Arthur (1857-1907, Lugt 129), Ayr. E. G. Kennedy, New York. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Bought from Robert M. Light & Co., Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, by Anita and Julius L. Zelman, 1980; bought by a private collector, 2008.  


Paper size:n/a mm  
Plate mark size:273 x 175 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:deep tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:pencil butterfly of ca 1878  
Collector's mark:'EGK' stamp (Kennedy, Lugt 857); trefoil (Cunningham)  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project, owner's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.