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The Fish Shop, Venice

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46880
State: 10/9

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Dr J. A McCallum (1862-1948); given to the University of Glasgow, 1939.  


Paper size:211 x 294 mm  
Plate mark size:129 x 222 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight, particularly towards the edges and in the shadow of the doorway.  
Note on foul biting:pitting across image with specific areas of granular etched tone adding texture to stonework; foul biting towards corners; large circular spot along lower edge; circular mark to left of stairway.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly (to left of arch); butterfly (faint, in shutter on left)  
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:'K.218 VIII Fish Shop, Venice' on recto; '102. [underlined]' on recto, above platemark, in brown ink.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.