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Long Venice

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46874
State: 8/8

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Gilbert Innes; given to the University of Glasgow, 1960-61.  


Paper size:134 x 307 mm  
Plate mark size:127 x 307 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian laid  
Note on the paper:The paper colour is pinkish ivory; it is inlaid.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is an uneven tone that gives the impression of light and shadow on the water, and of a stormy sky  
Note on foul biting:There is individual pitting throughout and also pitting that gives a softer and more mottled effect in the sky and water.  
Print note:New state; there are diagonal wipe marks evident in the foreground and sky, and slight reticulation of ink at the right side and near the upper edge.  


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:8 x 19 mm; 52 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:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.