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Print - Chelsea Bridge and Church
  • Chelsea Bridge and Church
    Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, born 1834 - died 1903
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Chelsea Bridge and Church

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed and published)
    ca. 1865 (etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, born 1834 - died 1903 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Museum number:

    24767:16

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 1, box B

Physical description

Etching by James Whistler, ‘Chelsea Bridge and Church’, from the Thames Set. Etched ca. 1865, printed and issued in 1871 as one of the ‘Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames, and Other Subjects,’ by Ellis and Green, 32 King Street, Covent Garden, in editions of one hundred. Not signed or dated. View of the river. The church with its square tower is in the distance at left, the bridge faintly seen at right. In the foreground, three boats at left.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

1871 (printed and published)
ca. 1865 (etched)

Artist/maker

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, born 1834 - died 1903 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Dimensions

Height: 10.1 cm plate, Width: 16.8 cm plate, Height: 12.7 cm paper, Width: 19.5 cm paper

Object history note

1871 edition. W.85; K.95, 3rd state.

Descriptive line

Etching by James Whistler, 'Chelsea Bridge and Church', from the Thames Set. Etched ca. 1865, published in 'Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames, and Other Subjects', London, 1871.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.85.
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978. No.95, 3rd state.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Churches; Rivers; Bridges (built works); Boats

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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