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Upright Venice

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49891

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:272 x 193 mm  
Plate mark size:254 x 177 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light-medium weight. It is a western paper, possibly faux-Asian.  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:The print tone is particularly pronounced in the foreground where there are vertical and curved wipe lines.  
Note on foul biting:There is pitting throughout the image, but particularly in the foreground.  
Print note:  

 

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:On recto, below platemark, in pencil: butterfly 'imp.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of 1887  

 

Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'12' on secondary backing sheet at bottom right  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K2050502  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.