The Little Rotherhithe
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||125 x 102 mm|
|Signed:||'Whistler.' at lower right|
|Inscribed:||'1861.' at lower right|
|No. of States:||4|
|Catalogues:||K.73; M.72; T.49; W.71|
|Impressions taken from this plate (15)|
It also appeared in print dealer's shows, particularly with H. Wunderlich & Co. in New York in 1898 and 1903, and with Obach & Co. in London in 1903. In 1898, the print exhibited was bought by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) ().
SALES & COLLECTORS
11: Wedmore 1886 A (cat. no. 71).
One impression came back to Whistler for signing in the 1890s, and was probably sold by Rouillier to Clarence Buckingham (1855-1913), and passed in due course to the Art Institute of Chicago (). Another - the final state - was bequeathed by Whistler to Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958) and by her to the University of Glasgow ().
12: Sotheby's, 3 March 1892 (lots122-3); Christie's, 8-9 March 1892 (lot 314) and 13-4 July 1897 (lot 310).