Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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record 4 of 8

The Little Lagoon,

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

Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink on thin laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 224 x 151 mm (8.8 x 5.9 in.)

Signed in pencil on tab, lower right: butterfly monogram and “imp”; inscribed in plate, lower right: butterfly monogram and “imp”

Watermark: Crest with tulip

Edition: From the set “Venice, Whistler, Twelve Etchings,” known as the “First Venice Set,” published by the Fine Art Society, London, 1880

Accession number: 1952.D3.8a

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1952

Bibliography: Kennedy 186 ii/ii.

Work Type: print

Related Works: See the cancelled plate for this print in DAC collection

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