Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Pool,

From the set of sixteen etchings, The Thames Set

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Third of four states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 138 x 212 mm (5.4 x 8.3 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 138 x 212 mm (5.4 x 8.3 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: butterfly monogram and “imp.”; inscribed in plate, lower left: “Whistler. 1859”; inscribed in pencil in margin, lower right: “Early state before the sky was etched” [incorrect]

Watermark: Cartouche with crescent moon on top

Edition: From the set “A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects,” known as “The Thames Set,” published 1871

Accession number: 1938.D1.40

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938

Provenance / Collectors' marks: George R. Webb (Lugt 1211)

Bibliography: Kennedy 43 iii/iv.

Work Type: print

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