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Upright Venice

British Museum
Accession no: 1929-12-14-11
State: 6/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Arthur Haythorne Studd (1863-1919) to the British Museum, London, 1929.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA52126  


Paper size:123 x 172 mm  
Plate mark size:123 x 172 mm  
Note on size:fragment; top of etching cut off; torn roughly, vertically through the middle  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory?  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):n/a  
Note on the paper:colour is only seen at the cut edge, since tone obscures the rest  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:tone overall  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:the ink looks dark brown because of the tone or darkening of paper  


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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.