James A. WHISTLER, Eagle Wharf Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

  • France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895

Eagle Wharf [Tyzac, Whiteley and Co] 1859
Collection Title: A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects (Thames Set) 1871
Page: no.11
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching and drypoint Support: medium-weight off white antique laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Watermark: centre, Beehive with initials DEDB ( from the paper maker De Erven D,Blauw c.1822); 17.2 X 10.5 cm; 2.45 cm between chain lines; 9 laid lines per cm
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 100
Publisher: Messrs Ellis and Green
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1871

Edition Notes: Initial proofs and impressions by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834-Great Britain-1903) and DELATRE Auguste ( France, Paris: 1822-1907) Published set issued by Ellis and Green at 33 King Street, Covent Garden. Later impressions printed by Frederick Goulding.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower.c, on plate, "Whistler. 1859"
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image from u.l corner to u.l.c, from plate " TYZAC. WHITELEY & Co / W BROWN/ SAIL MAKER/ CHIP OWNER/ EAGLE/ WHARF".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed u.l corner of paper, in pencil " 40"; l.l corner of paper, in pencil " KT"; l.r corner of paper, in pencil " 100" verso: inscribed l.l , in pencil " EKT#100" verso: collector's stamp of trefoil lower c., in brown ink ( Cunningham); collector's stamp twice, l.r.c and lower.c " EGK" (Lugt 857)
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.6 h x 21.4 w cm sheet 16.0 h x 23.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 41
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.458
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.