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Barcarolle

Barcarolle

Item Information

Title:
Barcarolle
Title (alt.) :
Barcarolle (second plate)
Description:
On a moonlight night a gondola is floating round the curve of a canal between palaces. The gondolier, with lifted head, sings his "barcarolle."
Artist:
McBey, James, 1883-1959
Name on Item:
James McBey
Date:
1925–1926
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
James McBey (1883-1959). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Canals
Castles & palaces
Gondolas
Gondoliers
Places:
ItalyVenetia (region)Venezia (province)Venice
Extent:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 38 x 21 cm
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Terms of Use:
Copyright (c) James McBey
All rights reserved.
Restrictions:

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.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Alternative title(s) from item or from accompanying material.
Hardie and Carter: H. 233
Additional information accompanying item: Same as Trial #2 but printed fuller.
Notes (object):
Trial proof (3). The two windows added.
Identifier:
17_06_000444
W. 2436 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000193553