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Battersea Dawn (Cadogan Pier)

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: M24487
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Frederick Keppel (1845-1912), New York; David Keppel (b. 1877), New York; given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, November 1913.  


Paper size:1853x 229 mm  
Plate mark size:112 x 149 mm  
Note on size:Uneven edge at the bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc): laid  
Note on the paper:'modern'  
Watermarks:rampant lion [?] above PF  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight overall tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:a good but soft impression, giving a convincing, coherent feel to combination of line and colour  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler - ' ['t' not crossed]  
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:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'FK' oval stamp (F. Keppel, L.1023) on recto; a pencil triangle on verso; MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 64445' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.