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Little Drawbridge, Amsterdam

Boston Public Library
Accession no: W.363
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:'C. H. Dowdeswell', possibly Charles William Dowdeswell (1832-1915), London. Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York; Arthur H. Hahlo, New York dealer, 23 July 1919 ('AUDJ'; 'July 1919 ABJU'; acquired by Alfred H. Wiggin (1868-1951); given to Boston Public Library, MA.  


Paper size:180 x 128 mm  
Plate mark size:178 x 128 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Watermarks:illegible name  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very slight overall tone, lighter highlights above church and right side of bridge  
Note on foul biting:in water  
Print note:  


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:'7. Mar. 5.' oo  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp'?  
Note on the tab:25-33mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' stamp (H.H. Benedict, Lugt 2936)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'C. H. Dowdeswell' is written on the mat  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.