Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Lime Burner,

From the set of sixteen etchings, The Thames Set

Etching and drypoint on heavyweight laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 249 x 177 mm (9.8 x 7 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 328 x 270 mm (12.9 x 10.6 in.)

Signed in pencil, bottom: butterfly monogram; signed in plate, lower right: “Whistler.1859”; signed, lower left: “Whistler”; inscribed in pencil in other hand on border, “signed proof”

Edition: From the set “A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects,” known as “The Thames Set,” published 1871; according to original DAC catalog card, “Plate destroyed”

Accession number: 1952.D3.7

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1952

Bibliography: Kennedy 46 ii/ii

Work Type: print

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