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Little Putney Bridge

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la photographie
Accession no: Rés EC 123 Folio 2
State: 5/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo courtesy of Bibliothèque nationale de France  
Provenance:Published in Wedmore, Four Masters of Etching, in 1883. Alfred Beurdeley (1847-1919), Paris; sold at auction, Delteil, May 1920. Acquired by the Cabinet des estampes, Bibliothèque nationale, Paris.  


Paper size:256 x 318 mm  
Plate mark size:133 x 208/207 mm  
Note on size:upper edge torn, others cut - possibly from book  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:no  
Note on foul biting:-  
Print note:from 1883 Four Masters of Etching  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly (very faint)  
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:recto red circular stamp within platemark 'BIBL. NAT EST' (Lugt 249); grey stamp 'BY' (Alfred Beurdeley, Lugt 421)  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:'2' lower right corner  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.