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Whistler - The First Venice Set

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ca. 1879
19th century
201 x 296 mm (7.9 x 11.7 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching printed from cancelled plate on laid paper
State: Fifth of five states, from cancelled plate
Print impression quality: Very good
Series: from set of twelve etchings Venice, Whistler, Twelve Etchings (The First Venice Set)
Edition: Cancellation proof made from a cancelled plate which earlier had been used (uncancelled) to print an etching from the set "Venice. Whistler, Twelve Etchings," known as the "First Venice Set," published by the Fine Art Society, London, 1880
Marks: Unsigned; inscribed in pencil on mat: “with my compliments, McW 1917”
Bibliography: Kennedy 184 v/v.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.292.1

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