Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Beggars,

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

Ninth of nine states

Print impression quality: Poor; from worn plate

Dimensions (Plate): 304 x 212 mm (12 x 8.3 in.)

Signed in pencil on tab, lower left: butterfly monogram and “imp.”; inscribed, upper left: faint butterfly monogram as in Kennedy; inscribed in pencil on verso, lower right: “The Beggars” and butterfly monogram

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

Accession number: 1938.D1.44

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938

Bibliography: Kennedy 194 ix/ix.

Work Type: print

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