Boston Public LibraryJames McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Lithographs, Etchings, and Drawings / American Artists
At the right, seen across the Bay of Venice, is the island of San Giorgio, above which rises the dome and the campanile of the church. At the left a large vessel with three masts lies at anchor. At the extreme left, rises the dome of another church. In the distance is a line of shipping. The plate is unsigned.
- Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Boston Public Library
- Collection (local):
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Lithographs, Etchings, and Drawings
Bays (Bodies of water)
Italy > Venetan (region) > Venezia (province) > Venice
- 1 print : etching ; plate mark 20 x 30 cm
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Kennedy: K. 184
Handwritten on item: One of twelve etchings (First Venetian set)
- Notes (acquisition):
Knoedler, August 1923
- Notes (date):
Date supplied by cataloger based on artist's dates of work in Venice.
This date is inferred.
- Notes (citation):
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie). "The etched work of Whistler ; compiled, arranged and described by Edward G. Kennedy, with an introduction by Royal Cortissoz." Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978, San Francisco.
- Notes (object):
Third state of five.
The lights show on the steamer; there are short vertical lines in the sky at the horizon, and long sweeping lines in the water below (the late W. S. Carter). From an impression clean wiped.
W. 987 (no longer used)