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The Deserted Palace

20th century
211 x 253 mm (8.3 x 10 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on pale blue laid paper
State: Ninth state
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: 80 impressions of ninth state (published state), numbered I–LX for British edition, A1–A20 for American edition; 11 impressions altogether of states i–viii
Marks: Signed in ink, lower right: “James McBey”; signed in plate, lower right: “McBEY VENICE/ 16 October 1925”; numbered in ink, lower left: “LXXVII”
Bibliography: Carter supplement to Hardie 236.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.194

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  • 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
  • palaces - Use for official residences, frequently large and impressively appointed, of sovereigns or other high dignitaries; for other large stately dwellings but not official residences, use "mansions." [July 1995 descriptor moved.]
  • Venice - TGN 7018159 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 211 x 253 mm (8.3 x 10 in.)

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