Price's Candle Factory.

James McNeill Whistler

Price's Candle Factory.



5 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (sheet 7 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches).

c. 20

Allinson Gallery, Inc.

Storrs, CT

860-429-2322 - land line

$12,000 - $35,000

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Price's Candle Factory. 1876-77. Drypoint. Kennedy 154.i/iv; Glasgow 166.i/xiii. 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 (sheet 7 3/4 x 12 1/4). There was no published edition of this rare image. Glasgow lists 19 other known impressions. Illustrated: Keppel, The Golden Age of Engraving, p.177. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr printed by Whistler on fine laid paper. Signed with the butterfly and annotated 'imp' in the margin. An exceptionally rare image. Price upon request. The online Glasgow catalogue describes the image as: "A view across the River Thames in London, showing the Battersea shore, with the chimneys and warehouses of Price's Candle Works on the left, and a barge loaded with barrels by the wharf. Further right are more wharves, warehouses, houses and some trees. At far right are two arches of a bridge, with a church spire visible beyond. On the river is a barge with goods covered with a tarpaulin, and behind this, to right, a sailing barge. Price's Candle Factory, Belmont Works, York Road, Battersea, on the River Thames in London, seen from the Chelsea shore. The arched roofs of the mills were a distinctive feature.

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