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The Little Wheelwright's

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46892
State: 1/1

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bought by the University of Glasgow at auction, Sotheby's, London, 21 December 1964.  


Paper size:138 x 221 mm  
Plate mark size:66 x 98 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light and fairly even, although subtly darker in the lower half  
Note on foul biting:extensive pitting / granular tone throughout (effectively gives texture and substance to row of houses)  
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:'R 10498' [?] recto, below platemark, erased  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Little wheelwright £2-2-0' recto, below platemark, erased  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.