Home > The Catalogue > Impression

Return to previous page


Upright Venice

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Accession no: 1638

Collection credit:Gift of Sir Edmund Walker Estate, 1926.  
Image credit:  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 37072).  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:253 x 177 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:VI countermark  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:fairly even, overall tone, slightly darker at top and bottom  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:the ink colour is warm black  


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:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 37072' at lower left on verso; [illegible script, upper case S?]2664 at lower centre on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'171-13' on the tab verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.