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The Fishing Boat

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49897
State: C/6

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:163 x 232 mm  
Plate mark size:156 x 232 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight, 'antique' laid paper.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a medium print tone, wiped slightly more cleanly in the centre.  
Note on foul biting:There is slight pitting over the boat.  
Print note:There is a mottled effect from wiping at the lower right. There are diagonal wipe marks at the upper left, downward wipe marks at the right and horizontal ones in the foreground.  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:tab 6 x 15 mm; 53 mm from left; butterfly of 1886  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others: '18' on recto of secondary support, at lower right; '18' on verso, at upper left  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.