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The Boat Builders, Venice

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The Boat Builders, Venice

20th century
226 x 276 mm (8.9 x 10.9 in.)

Donald Shaw MacLaughlan, American, (1876–1938)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Very good with some plate tone
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “D.S. MacLaughlan”; signed in plate, lower left: “D.S. MacLaughlan 1910”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “The Boat Builders”
Bibliography: Marie Bruette, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Works of Donald Shaw MacLaughlin (Chicago, IL: Albert Roullier Art Galleries, 1924), cat. no. 168; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970), 13.
Credit Line: Gift of David Keppel (Wesleyan honorary degree 1929), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.157

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  • boatbuilders - LC sh 87004583
  • boats - Use for watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters. [June 1995 related term added.]
  • cityscapes - Use for creative works that depict settlements that may be considered cities. For creative works depicting settlements that may be considered towns, use "townscapes (representations)." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • Venice - TGN 7018159 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 226 x 276 mm (8.9 x 10.9 in.)

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