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Old Westminster Bridge

Kupferstich-Kabinett der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Accession no: A 1900-52
State: 2/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:V. Straeter; sold to the Kupferstich-Kabinett Dresden, 1900, for 70 DM.  


Paper size:92 x 215 mm  
Plate mark size:75 x 200 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light even residual tone  
Note on foul biting:stern of boat on left side  
Print note:Little steamboat on right side slightly blurred; right side seems to have been moved slightly while printing.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1859' ('t' not crossed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:verso brown round stamp of the Kupferstichkabinett, Lugt 1616  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.