Etchings Institutions search term: gutekunst
Chelsea Bridge and Church
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||103 x 170 mm|
|Set/Publication:||'Thames Set', 1871|
|No. of States:||7|
|Catalogues:||K.95; M.96; T.53; W.85|
|Impressions taken from this plate (56)|
14: [F.G. Stephens], The Athenaeum, 26 August 1871, pp. 280-81.
It was shown at several print dealers' shows, by Craibe Angus in Glasgow in 1879, in New York by F. Keppel & Co. in 1902 and by H. Wunderlich & Co. in 1898 () and 1903, and in London by Obach & Co. in 1903. Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) bought an impression from the 1898 show (). 16
An impression hung in an major exhibition in Leipzig in 1895. Another was shown in the exhibition organised by the Caxton Club in Chicago in 1900, lent by Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916) (). 17
SALES & COLLECTORS
The British Museum bought a final state in 1874 (); the Bibliothèque nationale de France bought two, one a cancelled impression, probably from Frederick Keppel (1845-1912) of F. Keppel & Co., in 1903 (, ); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896) bought one for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1897 ().
19: Sotheby's, 3 March 1892 (lot 136).
20: Christie's, 14 March 1893 (lot 315).