Shipping at Liverpool
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||231 x 155 mm|
|Signed:||'Whistler -' at lower right|
|Inscribed:||'1867 -' at lower right|
|Set/Publication:||'Cancelled Plates', 1879|
|No. of States:||2|
|Catalogues:||K.94; M.94; W.84|
|Impressions taken from this plate (22)|
Two states are known before cancellation.
Signed and dated 'Whistler - / 1867 -' at lower right.
The composition is practically complete.
Before the horizontal and oblique lines between the mast and the stays to right of it.
Four short drypoint lines are added on the back of the man standing in the left foreground; shading is added on the jacket of the man facing forward; diagonal and horizontal drypoint lines are added in the sky, to right of the mast; horizontal lines cross the distant shipping; the distant hulls and rigging at right are elaborated.
State 2 (cancelled)
Cancelled with broad diagonal lines across the entire plate, from left to right and vice versa.