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Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Accession no: OB. 1665
State: 6/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Adriaan Jacobus Domela Nieuwenhuis (1850-1935), Amsterdam; given to the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1923.  


Paper size:384 x 259 mm  
Plate mark size:275 x 200 mm  
Note on size:soft bevel  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark cream  
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:very light tone; very clean wiped, bright area to left of and behind the left man, so that the river looks very bright  
Note on foul biting:scatter of dots like rockets across the sky to right.  
Print note:a good impression, with burr on the men's caps and hair, and on the shadow of the man on the left, as well as on the cravat of the man on the right, and rich touches in the edge of the masts, the vertical pillar and top of the window.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1860.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'DNB' stamp ( Domela Nieuwehuis, Lugt. 356B) on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Whistler - Rotherhithe' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.