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Irving as Philip of Spain, No. 2

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49959
State: C/6

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Published in a cancelled set of etchings by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879. Dr Frederick Mulder, London; sold to the University of Glasgow, February 1972.  


Paper size:375 x 247 mm  
Plate mark size:225 x 154 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:no, but very similar to Van Gelder paper, with similar distance between laid lines, 28-30 mm  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light tone, particularly towards the lower edges  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Cancelled state; print flecked with ink; virtually no burr left; white curl from paper fibre where ink not printed.  


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: 'Irving as Philip of Spain No2. K171' recto, below platemark; 'W139', lower right corner.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.