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The Little Venice

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49961

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Bequest, 1958  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; bequeathed by her to the University of Glasgow, 1958.  

 

Paper size:219 x 262/264 mm  
Plate mark size:185 x 264 mm  
Note on size: paper re-trimmed on left, top and right margins  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:shield crowned by flower, with hunting horn (not in Chicago 1998)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Plate tone; darker near the top left and in the foreground water.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Small flakes of paper pressed on print to upper left.  

 

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: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  
ID:K1830203  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.