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The Old Swan Brewery, Chelsea

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: M23098
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Robert Gardner  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by Robert Gardner to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA.  


Paper size:117 x 156 mm  
Plate mark size:67 x 98 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid paper, thin at right edge  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight overall tone, a little uneven at the edge.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A strong impression at the top, though a little untidy. This is the only impression of the plate that has the spots and scratches and flecks; perhaps the plate was passed to Goulding after it was printed for the SBA. The whereabouts of the copper plate is not known.  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
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):'F. Goulding Imp.. at S. R. M. Etching room.'  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.