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Fumette

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46691
State: 5/5

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo ¬© The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Richard Gutekunst (b. 1879). Dr J. A McCallum (1862-1948); given to the University of Glasgow, 1939.  

 

Paper size:362 x 266 mm  
Plate mark size:163 x 109 mm  
Other size:162 x 109 (chine coll√©) mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:grey on white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine on heavy weight plate paper  
Note on the paper:edges cut, a little raggedly  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:fairly even, light; faint line with print tone darker within where plate has been stopped out with varnish at right and lower edges  
Note on foul biting:mark from grip of tool, lower right corner and slightly at upper left; areas of speckled foul biting; other areas with regular marking, as if caused by fabric imprint  
Print note:  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. [superscript 't'] Jacques. ['s' reversed] 171.'  
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:looks like there may have been possible beginnings of inscription to the lower right of Fumette's skirt, to upper left of Whistler's signature  
Collector's mark:'JAMcC' (J. A. McCallum) rectangular stamp in brown ink on verso; 'R.G. / ST.' stamp on verso in black ink (x 2; Richard Gutekunst, Lugt 2213a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Fumette' recto at lower right, on plate paper  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0130404  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.