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Marchand de Meubles, Rue du Four

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46651
State: 1/1

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:205 x 298 mm  
Plate mark size:202 x 297 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:inlaid; light weight  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:pen and dark brown ink: figures in centre; outlines of various objects in the display; additional shading  
Print tone:light even plate tone; darker along the edges  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:some broken-down lines right to right figure drawn in  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:signboard top: 'MATEL / ACHATS DE MEUBLES CO / ACHATS D'AGENCEMENTS PRIVÉ'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:3 x 13 mm, 67 mm from left; pencil butterfly  


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.