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Flower Market, Brussels

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46635
State: 1/2

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Gift, 1935  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; given by her to the University of Glasgow, 1935.  


Paper size:180 x 65 mm  
Plate mark size:177 x 65 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light residual tone, slightly darker along the edges  
Note on foul biting:scattered fine pitting across plate; spot of foul biting near margin lower right; more deeply etched pits bottom left  
Print note:poss. drypoint lines top left and below dark shadow of doorway  


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. 2)' at bottom right on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp'.  
Note on the tab:3 x 9 mm, 39 mm; pencil butterfly on tab  


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.