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The Balcony

Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 895
State: 6/19

Collection credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Image credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Provenance:Purchased from the Estate of Sir Donald Pollok by the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1964.  
Additional acq. no:P.2651  


Paper size:315 x 221 mm  
Plate mark size:290 x 197 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper: buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:fine light-weight  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:vice mark and scattered marks  
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: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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.