Whistler - The First Venice Set
Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez
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The Beggarsca. 1880
304 x 212 mm (12 x 8.3 in.)
James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)
- agriculture - Science or art of cultivating the soil, harvesting crops, and raising livestock. W [April 1996 descriptor moved. November 1995 related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
- beggars - Those who subsist by asking for alms. WCOL9 [December 1992 alternate term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
- genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
- labor - Usage in the sense of physical work
- plate Dimensions: 304 x 212 mm (12 x 8.3 in.)
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James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903) . The Beggars, ca. 1880. From Venice, Whistler, Twelve Etchings (The First Venice Set). Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink on thin laid paper. Ninth of nine states. plate : 304 x 212 mm (12 x 8.3 in.). DAC accession number 1938.D1.44. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: T. Rodriguez) .
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