UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

Home > The Catalogue > Impression

Return to previous page

95

Battersea Dawn (Cadogan Pier)

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1896.32

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Bought from Frederick Keppel & Co., New York, by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, January 1896; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  

 

Paper size:122 x 161 mm  
Plate mark size:114 x 152 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'modern' laid (post 1800), even distribution, little debris  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:none  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:clean wiped  
Note on foul biting:scattered flecks throughout image with more concentrated patch on and around beached boat in foreground  
Print note:bare print  

 

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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W79 K75 Gr82 M75' and 'Early Morning - Battersea' and 'E.' on verso (in hand of Freer staff member as writing matches accession number inscription).  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  
ID:K0750201  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.