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A tartane leaving Venice

A tartane leaving Venice

Item Information

Title:
A tartane leaving Venice
Description:
A two-masted ship (tartane), seen against a sunset sky, is sailing towards the spectator. In the distance, on the right, the Campanile, and on the left, San Giorgio Maggiore and the Salute.
Artist:
McBey, James, 1883-1959
Name on Item:
McBey
Date:
1925–1928
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
James McBey (1883-1959). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Sailing ships
San Giorgio maggiore (Church : Venice, Italy)
Places:
ItalyVenetia (region)Venezia (province)Venice
Extent:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 17 x 32 cm
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Terms of Use:
Copyright (c) James McBey
All rights reserved.
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Notes (date):
Date from item or from accompanying material.
Notes (citation):
Hardie, Martin, and Charles Carter. "The etchings and drypoints of James McBey (1883-1959)." Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1997, San Francisco.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Hardie and Carter: H. 240
Additional information accompanying item: Signed in the plate "McBey Venice 12, October 1925." The signature now added to the plate. Proof no. XLV of the published edition of 80 proofs.
Notes (object):
Published state. The signature added. Edition of 80 proofs: I-LX (British edition); AI-AXX (American edition).
Identifier:
17_06_000513
W. 2460 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000194114