Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Nocturne,

From the set of twelve etchings, Venice, Whistler, Twelve Etchings (The First Venice Set)

Etching printed from cancelled plate on laid paper

Fifth of five states, from cancelled plate

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 201 x 296 mm (7.9 x 11.7 in.)

Unsigned; inscribed in pencil on mat: “with my compliments, McW 1917”

Edition: Cancellation proof made from a cancelled plate which earlier had been used (uncancelled) to print an etching from the set "Venice. Whistler, Twelve Etchings," known as the "First Venice Set," published by the Fine Art Society, London, 1880

Accession number: 1947.D1.292.1

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947

Bibliography: Kennedy 184 v/v.

Work Type: print

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