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Old Putney Bridge

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1879
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; seventh state of seven (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on ivory laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 7 7/8 x 11 5/8 in. (20 x 29.5 cm) Sheet: 7 7/8 × 11 5/8 in. (20 × 29.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.79
Not on view
Signature: In plate: butterfly monogram; In graphite: butterfly and "imp" on reserved tab, lower left, dating from 1889/90's
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 178 iv/iv; Glasgow 185 vii/vii; Mansfield 175
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 175.

Edward Guthrie Kennedy, Royal Cortissoz The Etched Work of Whistler: illustrated by reproductions in collotype of the different states of the plates. The Grolier Club, 1910, cat. no. 178.

Katharine A. Lochnan The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Ex. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 14–November 11, 1984; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, November 24, 1984–January 13, 1985. Yale University Press, Art Gallery of Ontario, New Haven, 1984, cat. no. 180, pp. 179, 180, 280.

Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Joanna Meacock James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné, University of Glasgow on-line website at http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. University of Glasgow, 2012, cat. no. 185 vii/vii.



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