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Old Putney Bridge

Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Accession no: 216-1906

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Kupferstichkabinett Berlin  
Provenance:Kunstsalon Ernst Arnold, Dresden; sold to the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, 1906, for 880 DM.  


Paper size:212 x 309 mm  
Plate mark size:200 x 298 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:darker, horizontally wiped tone near top and bottom margins, else somewhat uneven plate tone  
Note on foul biting:fine foul biting in lower right corner  
Print note:ink reticulation at lower edge and in right corners; a white patch near lower left corner  


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):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.