Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

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Nocturne Furnace,

From the set of 26 etchings, A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (The Second Venice Set)

Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink on laid paper

Third of eight states

Print impression quality: Excellent with uneven plate tone

Dimensions (Plate): 166 x 203 mm (6.5 x 8 in.)

Signed in pencil on tab, lower left: butterfly monogram and “imp.”; inscribed in plate, lower center: butterfly monogram; inscribed in pencil on verso: “Unique trial proof before publishd state/very scarce/Furnace Nocturne”

Watermark: VI

Edition: From the set "A Set of Twenty-six Etchings," known as the "Second Venice Set," published by Dowdeswell in 1886

Accession number: 1953.D1.7

Bequest of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Henry L. Quick. Museum of Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (per old label).

Bibliography: Kennedy 213 iii/viii; original DAC catalog card has: “Reproduced from this (HLQ) from Keppel to H.L.Q. Wunderlich and CO. 66705.”

Work Type: print

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