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Windsor (Memorial)

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46951
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Thomas Glen Arthur (1857-1907); ( sales 1893 and 1914; collection acquired by Colnaghi & Obach, London. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 36707)). Vanderbilt collection ; bought by the University of Glasgow from Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1974 (lot 269), for £189.  


Paper size:134 x 97 mm  
Plate mark size:131 x 97 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:very thin; inlaid  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:uneven, more pronounced in the foreground  
Note on foul biting:slight pitting  
Print note:slight reticulation of ink in foreground  


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:13 mm from left; tab 3 x 10 mm; pencil butterfly on tab  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark: 'EGK' in black ink within box (see Lugt 857, E. G. Kennedy) on verso; 'Arthur Coll.' in pencil on verso (see Lugt 129, Thomas Glen Arthur).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 36707'; 'A 66606' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others: 'No. 4'; '(2) 40' [? - possibly '90']  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.