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Little Putney Bridge

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

Artwork Details

Little Putney Bridge
1879
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
etching on heavy laid paper
8 ⅜ in x 11 ¾ in (21.27 cm x 29.85 cm)
Museum Purchase
1930.26

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Subject Matter:

Bridges were recurring subjects in Whistler's etchings; he created two plates depicting the Little Putney bridge.

Physical Description:

Seen from a distance, the Little Putney bridge is visible with its wooden piers. The left bank is not drawn, but on the right bank can be seen a number of buildings and the tower of a church.

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