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Sir Garnet Wolseley

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
Accession no: 1954/1.365
State: 2/7

Collection credit:Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker  
Image credit:Photo © The University of Michigan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Probably etched and printed on 24 November 1877, and acquired from Whistler by C. A. Howell. Margaret Selkirk Watson Parker (1867-1936), Detroit, MI; bequeathed to the University of Michigan Art Museum, MI, 1954.  


Paper size:372 x 243 mm  
Plate mark size:302 x 176 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam  
Medium:drypoint with grey wash  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:touched with grey (ink?) wash on the eyes, cheekbone, moustache, throat and back outline of the head; large curved area of wash from the eye to shoulder; vertical strokes along the shoulder at right  
Print tone:An irregular halo of tone around the figure extends to the plate edges, except at lower right.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:New state between Kennedy's first and second states  


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: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:'4700' at lower left on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'6' at lower right on the recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.