The deserted palace
- The deserted palace
The lower part of a Venetian palace, with crumbling walls of brick and plaster, is reflected in a canal. Under two barred windows is a man in a gondola, and another man stands upright on a landing-stage by a small doorway.
- McBey, James, 1883-1959
- Name on Item:
Boston Public Library
- Collection (local):
James McBey (1883-1959). Prints and Drawings
Castles & palaces
ItalyVenetia (region)Venezia (province)Venice
- 1 print : etching ; plate mark 22 x 26 cm
Copyright (c) James McBey
All rights reserved.
- Notes (date):
Date from item or from accompanying material.
Etched in 1925.
- Notes (citation):
Hardie, Martin, and Charles Carter. "The etchings and drypoints of James McBey (1883-1959)." Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1997, San Francisco.
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Hardie and Carter: H. 236
Additional information accompanying item: Figure now etched. Reflections of man and two poles at right of plate now inserted in water. Additional work in water at left of plate.
- Notes (object):
Trial proof (2). Short upright lines of shading indicate the lower edge of the wall on the right.
W. 2796 (no longer used)