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Nocturne: Salute

Nocturne: Salute

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Title:
Nocturne: Salute
Description:
Across an expanse of the Bay of Venice rise the domes of the Salute, appearing at the left of the Dogana. At the right, in the distance there is shipping and below is a solitary gondola. At the left, slightly indicated, are buildings and their reflections. The butterfly, shaded, is below the middle of the plate, near the left edge.
Artist:
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Date:
[1879–1880]
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Marine prints
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Lithographs, Etchings, and Drawings
Subjects:
Bays (Bodies of water)
Churches
Gondolas
Chiesa di S. Maria della salute (Venice, Italy)
Places:
ItalyVenetia (region)Venezia (province)Venice
Santa Maria della Salute
Extent:
1 print : etching ; sheet 16 x 23 cm
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Notes (ownership):
From the Macomber Collection.
Notes (date):
Date supplied by cataloger.
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:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Kennedy: K. 226
Notes (object):
Fifth state of five.
The Salute is covered with fine slanting lines; additional horizontal lines are at lower left, near the butterfly (F. G. Macomber).
Identifier:
17_14_000226
W. 473 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000188843