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Print - Chelsea: old Battersea Bridge and Chelsea Old Church, with Albert Bridge beyond (seen in reverse)
  • Chelsea: old Battersea Bridge and Chelsea Old Church, with Albert Bridge beyond (seen in reverse)
    Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, born 1834 - died 1903
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Chelsea: old Battersea Bridge and Chelsea Old Church, with Albert Bridge beyond (seen in reverse)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.3014-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 132, box A

Physical description

Etching by James McNeill Whistler, Chelsea: old Battersea Bridge and Chelsea Old Church, with Albert Bridge beyond (seen in reverse); ca.1879. View of old Battersea Bridge and Chelsea Old Church on the River Thames (seen in reverse).

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)

Date

ca.1879 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm, Width: 20.9 cm

Object history note

W.148; K.182, 2nd state. Wrongly described as 'Fulham'.

Descriptive line

Etching by James McNeill Whistler, Chelsea: old Battersea Bridge and Chelsea Old Church, with Albert Bridge beyond (seen in reverse); ca.1879.

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

Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.148.
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978. No.182, 2nd state.
Margaret F. MacDonald and Patricia de Montfort, An American in London. Whistler and the Thames London: Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2013. ISBN: 9781781300220.
p.104

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Bridges; Churches; Rivers

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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