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Trixie (Mrs Beatrice Whistler)

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49930
State: 1/2

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Bequest, 1958  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; bequeathed by her to the University of Glasgow, 1958.  


Paper size:89 x 53 mm  
Plate mark size:86 x 53 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:inlaid  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:There is a light print tone that is slightly darker in the foreground.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:This is actually the first state of two; see HAG 49914  


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:On verso, at lower right corner, in pencil: butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1st. [superscript 'st'] Proof' on verso, at lower right corner  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:4 x 10 mm, 34 mm from left; pencil  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Trixie / State I' on verso, at upper left,  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.