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The Passing Gondola

20th century
212 x 266 mm (8.3 x 10.5 in.)

James McBey, British (Scottish), (1883–1959)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: 11 trial proofs and 80 published impressions, numbered I–LX for British edition, A1–A20 for American edition
Marks: Signed in ink, lower right: “James McBey”; signed in plate, lower left: “MCBEY Venice September 1925”; inscribed, lower left: “XII”
Marks: Watermark: Strasburg lily (large fleur-de-lis within crowned shield); cf. Churchill 400–428
Bibliography: Hardie 230; Salaman plate 75.
Credit Line: Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (BA Wesleyan 1943), 1984
Accession Number: 1984.29.85

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  • 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
  • gondolas - Long, narrow, flat-bottomed, bilaterally asymmetrical boats having a tall ornamental stem; propelled by a single sculling oar and used as water taxis along the canals of Venice.
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • Venice - TGN 7018159 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 212 x 266 mm (8.3 x 10.5 in.)

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