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Chelsea Wharf

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 97
Date: 1863
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 93 x 192 mm
Signed: 'Whistler.' at lower right (1-2); butterfly at lower right (2)
Inscribed: '1863 -' at lower right
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 12
Catalogues: K.89; M.89; T.75; W.81
Impressions taken from this plate  (12)
Chelsea Wharf was dated '1863' by Whistler on the copper plate.
The plate was reworked about 1873, and signed at that time with Whistler's butterfly. The date '1873' was written by Whistler on one impression (Graphic with a link to impression #K0890201).
Other etchings dated 1863 include Amsterdam, from the Tolhuis [99], Weary [93], Brushing the Hair [94] and Battersea Reach [96].