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Fruit Stall

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49971

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:229 x 149 mm  
Plate mark size:224 x 149 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:yes  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:plate tone, lighter in the centre, darker in the water  
Note on foul biting:patch of foul biting bottom centre; smaller and lighter patches top left and right; pitting on quay and fruit, figures on the left  
Print note:cancelled with five lines; delicate vertical scratches across plate, probably from cleaning the plate with a cloth; ink reticulation near bottom edge; at bottom centre-left short horizontal white lines (effect from insufficient ink in these lines?)  

 

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:28 mm from left edge, 5 x 14 mm  

 

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:K2000804  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.