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Long Lagoon

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49888

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:170 x 227 mm  
Plate mark size:161 x 227 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light-medium weight. It is a smooth, regular western paper, possibly faux-Asian.  
Tab?:yes  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a medium uneven print tone that is darker at the corners and in the foreground.  
Note on foul biting:There is minor pitting around the horizon line.  
Print note:There is reticulation of ink in the foreground, and also vertical wipe marks 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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:9 x 22 mm, 52 mm from left; butterfly of 1886/1887  

 

Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:At lower right corner of mounting paper,: '9'.  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K2030302  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.