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Auguste Delâtre, Printer

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 50277

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Gift, 1935  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Published in a cancelled set of etchings by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879; bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; given by her to the University of Glasgow, 1935.  

 

Paper size:84 x 56 mm  
Plate mark size:84 x 56 mm  
Note on size:Trimmed unevenly.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:tan  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Impossible to tell the original colour of the paper as it is very soiled. laid down on the envelope containing the copper plate so impossible to examine paper fully.  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:n/a  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:The print tone is even, overall dark tone (possibly from soiling).  
Note on foul biting:There is minor foul biting.  
Print note:  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'J. Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'Homage / à Mme Delatre.'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
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:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W.21' on recto, at lower right.  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0260202  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.