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Bridge, Amsterdam

Boston Public Library
Accession no: W.361
State: 5/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Messrs Dowdeswell, London. Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York; Arthur H. Hahlo, New York, 23 July 1919 ('DBGE'); 'July 1919 DEJU'; acquired by Alfred H. Wiggin (1868-1951); given to Boston Public Library, MA.  


Paper size:165 x 241 mm  
Plate mark size:163 x 241 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:dark cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Slightly heavier than tissue; textured, 'antique' laid paper  
Ink colour:dark brown/black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light tone, some tone in the water  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:quiet, slightly rubbed, soft impression  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'3. mar. 6'  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:Pencil butterfly dates from the 1890s  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' stamp (H.H. Benedict, Lugt 2936) on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'-lz-' / 'u'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.