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Greenwich Park

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 41
Date: 1859
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 128 x 208 mm
Signed: 'Whistler.' at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 3
Known impressions: 38
Catalogues: K.35; M.34; T.18; W.33
Impressions taken from this plate  (38)


Three states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K0350102
Signed 'Whistler.' at lower left.
The composition is complete. The big tree at right has an irregular patch of diagonal shading just above the centre of the plate.

State 2

Etching: K0350105
There is additional work on the trees in the foreground, particularly the lighter patches on the two big trees, which have new vertical shading and cross-hatching.

State 3

Etching: K0350209
There is additional work all over the plate, particularly on the trees and bushes, and on the shadows on the grass; clouds are added in the sky; two thin wavering lines cross the plate from upper left to right.