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Fruit Stall

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49885

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Dr Frederick Mulder, London; sold to the University of Glasgow, February 1972.  

 

Paper size:273 x 198 mm  
Plate mark size:224 x 149 mm  
Note on size:The paper is not cut squarely.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid (faux Asian?)  
Note on the paper:medium weight  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:The print tone is particularly pronounced in the foreground. It is wiped more cleanly in the centre.  
Note on foul biting:There is a mark from the grip of a tool in the foreground. There is pitting around the figures, foreground quay and windows.  
Print note:There is reticulation of ink at the right and left edges and in the foreground.  

 

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:butterfly 'imp.' (pencil; below platemark)  
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:no  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'6' on backing paper at bottom right  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K2000803  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.