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Chelsea Bridge and Church

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1943.3.8459
State: 7/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934), London. Bought by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia; given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1943.  
Additional acq. no:B-10521  


Paper size:127 x 194 mm  
Plate mark size:101 x 165 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with some tone over the lines of the middleground hull and on the background buildings and landscape.  
Note on foul biting:across the top of the plate among the lines of the sky.  
Print note:inking used to reinforce the lines of shading in the middleground and background  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:'LJR' stamp (L.J. Rosenwald, Lugt 1760b-c)  
Dealers' stock nos:'TIV 102' on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W.85. K.95.VI Chelsea Bridge and Church. (H. S. Theobald Coll)' on recto in Harold Wright's hand  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.