Old Putney Bridge
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||200 x 298 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at bottom (1-5); shaded (6-final)|
|Set/Publication:||Fine Art Society, 1879|
|No. of States:||7|
|Catalogues:||K.178; M.175; W.145|
|Impressions taken from this plate (47)|
The etching probably dates from early 1879. Whistler offered the copper plate for publication to the Fine Art Society, London dealers, on 14 March 1879, but they rejected it: later they changed their mind. 1 It almost certainly dates from the same time as Old Battersea Bridge 188.
1: GUW #01098.