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Battersea Dawn (Cadogan Pier)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Accession no: 1981.35

Collection credit:Gift by Mr Frank Fenlason Allen (class of '32)  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Frederick Keppel & Co., New York; Mrs Ethel Alexander, New York; given to Mr and Mrs Frank F. Allen, Skowhegan, ME, ca 1952; given by Frank F. Allen to Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1981.  


Paper size:184 x 250 mm  
Plate mark size:114 x 150 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:thin Japanese paper laid down at the edges on acid board  
Medium:drypoint and etching  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:in clouds upper right and left; along left and right edges  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:a delicate, rather pale impression  


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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'A 90773' on verso; '6208' on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'YC' on verso; 'Better close…' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.