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Wapping - The Pool

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.490

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance: Charles William Dowdeswell (1832-1915). Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Otto Gerstenberg (1848-1935), Berlin. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111879  


Paper size:250 x 382 mm  
Plate mark size:188 x 276 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight with a deckled right and lower edge.  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:With plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:On verso, at lower left, brown ink: stamp of female figure with initials 'O.G' (Otto Gerstenberg, Lugt 2785); at lower centre, in black ink: 'From C.W Dowdeswell/ 36 Chancery Lane' (C.W Dowdeswell).  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'r.r.o-o/ c.n.o D'; 'K174iv'; 'The Large Pool'; 'N143' and '6' (encircled), all on recto.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.