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Old Putney Bridge

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903)

Etching in black ink on laid paper, printed with plate tone

1879

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Old Putney Bridge

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

Old Putney Bridge, 1879

Etching in black ink on laid paper, printed with plate tone

307 x 402 mm. 12 1/8 x 15 7/8 in.

Description

Dimensions: Plate: 197 x 290 mm. 7 3/4 x 11 3/8 in. Sheet: 307 x 402 mm. 12 1/8 x 15 7/8 in.
 

Reference: Kennedy 178, fourth state of four; Glasgow 185, seventh state of seven, an early impression as described by Margaret MacDonald
Signature: Signed in pencil with a very large butterfly, bordering on a self-portrait, and "imp." lower left; signed in the plate with a butterfly lower center
Watermark: Pro Patria Arms of Amsterdam
Provenance: C. W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York;
Private collection, U.S.A