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The Long Lagoon

ca. 1880
19th century
153 x 226 mm (6 x 8.9 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching printed in brown ink on laid paper
State: First of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from set of 26 etchings A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (The Second Venice Set)
Edition: From the set "A Set of Twenty-six Etchings," known as the "Second Venice Set," published by Dowdeswell in 1886; according to original DAC catalog card: “Superb early proof, printed by the artist”
Marks: Signed in pencil on tab, lower right: butterfly monogram and “imp.”; inscribed in pencil on verso, along lower edge: “D/Long Lagoon/YHx”
Marks: Watermark: Cartouche with letters “LVC”
Bibliography: Kennedy 203 i/ii.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1952
Accession Number: 1952.D3.14

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  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • Venice - TGN 7018159 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 153 x 226 mm (6 x 8.9 in.)

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