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The Thames (Sketching)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Day & Son (publisher)


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Title/s

The Thames (Sketching)

Maker/s

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker) American artist, 1834-1903

Day & Son (publisher)

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

Third state

Technique/s

etching

drypoint

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
chine collé (support)
wove paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 120 mm
plate width: 167 mm
sheet height: 257 mm
sheet width: 371 mm

Date

1861-12-01

Provenance

bequeathed: Reitlinger, Henry Scipio 1991 (Prints bequeathed by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio)

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler.
  2. Position: image lower centre
    Type: address
    Method: printed
    Content: London Published December 1st. 1861, by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen.
  3. Position: image lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 69
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 87 III
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 86 III
Kennedy, Edward G.
(1978) The etched work of Whistler , San Francisco : Alan Wofsy Fine Arts

Documentation

  1. Wedmore, Frederick (1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue, London?: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Accession Number

P.1501-1991 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 27957; Input Date: 2001-04-30 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

P.285-1954 - The Thames (Sketching)

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