James A. WHISTLER, Old Battersea Bridge Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Old Battersea Bridge 1879 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio etching and drypoint, printed in dark brown ink from one plate. Support: Medium-weight off white antique laid Dutch paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: Arms of Amsterdam c.r with countermark [ R.H (?)] [see notes]
Edition State: 4th state of 5
Edition: the fifth state of this etching was published by The Fine Arts Society in 1879.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1879

Edition Notes: Proofing and printing by WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903)
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, on plate [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil "A13483/ c1; l.l, in pencil " k177 iv"; l.c, in pencil " Old Battersea Bridge"; l.r, in pencil [ indistinct]
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.4 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 31.2 h x 39.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 177
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.503
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.