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The Pool

19th century
138 x 212 mm (5.4 x 8.3 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
State: Third of four states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from set of sixteen etchings The Thames Set
Edition: From the set “A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects,” known as “The Thames Set,” published 1871
Marks: 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]
Marks: Watermark: Cartouche with crescent moon on top
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: George R. Webb (Lugt 1211)
Bibliography: Kennedy 43 iii/iv.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938
Accession Number: 1938.D1.40

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  • England - TGN 7002445
  • harbors - Designates well-sheltered inlets of water affording protection from wind and sea and sufficient depth to allow anchorage for vessels.
  • London - TGN 7011781
  • marine views - Use For Term

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

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