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Old Battersea Bridge

Whereabouts unknown
Accession no: n/a
State: 5/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Exhibited at the Fine Art Society, London, October-November 1994 (exh. cat.); Dr George van Houten, Netherlands; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007.  


Paper size:309 x 386 mm  
Plate mark size:202 x 294 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique Dutch', not trimmed  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam with countermark 'RK'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very little tone, clean wiped  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:'Excellent impression'  


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:butterfly 'imp' in margin below right  
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:  
Dealers' stock nos:'B 2889'  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project, owner's records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.