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Chelsea Embankment

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46901
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, J. & R. Edmiston & Sons Ltd., Glasgow, 23 April 1958 (lot 97), for £0.15.0.  


Paper size:111 x 252 mm  
Plate mark size:45 x 135 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
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:slight, uneven, darker towards the left and right edges  
Note on foul biting:pitting across image  
Print note:large dashes of ink across print probably from wiping  


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:'2985' on verso, [from Edmiston]  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.