Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Alternative title(s): Wapping [as in the “Thames Set”]

From the set of sixteen etchings, The Thames Set

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

First of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 275 x 198 mm (10.8 x 7.8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 417 x 275 mm (16.4 x 10.8 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower left: butterfly monogram; signed in plate, lower left: “Whistler. 1860”; inscribed on verso: ledger lines in pen and brown ink with names inscribed alphabetically under the heading “Reminiscences and Anecdotes of Lawyers and Authors” and one other undeciphered line

Edition: From the set “A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects,” known as “The Thames Set,” published 1871. An impression of this print was exhibited at Royal Academy in 1862 as “Rotherithe.”

Accession number: 1953.D1.9

Bequest of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (S. 2734)

Bibliography: Kennedy 66 i/iii.

Work Type: print

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