Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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record 9 of 10

The Forge,

From the set of sixteen etchings, The Thames Set

Drypoint on laid paper, DEBDL and beehive-Vanderley

Third of four states

Print impression quality: Excellent; slipped in printing

Dimensions (Plate): 163 x 315 mm (6.4 x 12.4 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 215 x 343 mm (8.5 x 13.5 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Whistler. 1861”

Watermark: Large cartouche with pendant

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, “Early printing of the third state of four”

Accession number: 1941.D1.73

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1941

Bibliography: Kennedy 68 iii/iv.

Work Type: print

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