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San Giorgio

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49886

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.  
Additional acq. no:49886  

 

Paper size:241 x 332 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 302 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid (faux Asian)  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a medium tone. It is at its darkest in the lower corners and more pronounced generally towards the edges. It is wiped most cleanly in centre.  
Note on foul biting:There is pitting around the boats and some acid spots in the sky. There is an area of foul biting in the centre foreground.  
Print note:There is reticulation of ink 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:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'7' on verso, at upper left, (by JW?); on mounting paper at lower right: '7'.  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K2010502  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.