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Irving as Philip of Spain, No. 1

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1933.774.36
State: C/4

Collection credit:Gift of Walter S. Brewster  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Published in a cancelled set of etchings by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879. Set acquired by Walter M. Hill, Chicago; Walter S. Brewster (1872-1954), Chicago; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1933.  


Paper size:378 x 237 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 155 mm  
Note on size: Sight measurement of paper; the impression is bound  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Van Gelder in script  
Medium:Etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note: there appear to be etched lines on sitter's hat and face--check under microscope  


Whistler's sign on plate:  
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:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.