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Irving as Philip of Spain, No. 1

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
Accession no: 1954/1.368
State: 2/4

Collection credit:Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker  
Image credit:Photo © The University of Michigan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938), London, 1910. Margaret Selkirk Watson Parker (1867-1936), Detroit, MI; bequeathed to the University of Michigan Art Museum, MI, 1954.  


Paper size:333 x 212 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 150 mm  
Note on size: paper size irregular  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:watermark not clear in available light  
Watermarks:elaborate watermark  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:with dark tone to left of the figure and over his left leg; lighter tone over his torso, right leg and at the bottom of the plate  
Note on foul biting:large patch at right plate edge  
Print note: Untidy dark tone area and rich burr combine to dramatic effect; dark area to left of figure; the distinctive wiping pattern near the left foot is the same as Kennedy's illustration for the second state; thus it is likely the impression reproduced  


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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.