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The Old Swan Brewery, Chelsea

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 105
Date: 1872/1873
Medium: etching
Size: 67 x 99 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 12
Catalogues: K.98; M.97; W.89
Impressions taken from this plate  (12)
The butterfly signature on The Old Swan Brewery, Chelsea indicates a date of 1872 or 1873.
Whistler wrote the date '72' on one impression (Graphic with a link to impression #K0980112). Furthermore, Beatrice Whistler, in a studio stock-taking, recorded it as 'Swan - (The) 1872'. 1

1: List, [1890/1892], GUW #12715.