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The Salute: Evening

The Salute: Evening

Item Information

Title:
The Salute: Evening
Description:
The Salute is seen across the Giudecca from the steps of San Giorgio. Shipping on the left, and distant palaces of the Grand Canal on the right.
Artist:
McBey, James, 1883-1959
Name on Item:
James McBey
Date:
1925–1930
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Arts Department
Collection (local):
James McBey (1883-1959). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Lakes & ponds
Boats
Churches
Chiesa di S. Maria della salute (Venice, Italy)
Places:
ItalyVeneto (region)Venezia (province)Venice
Santa Maria della Salute
Extent:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 17 x 30 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.
Hardie and Carter: H. 249
Additional information accompanying item:The distant shore at the right formerly lightly indicated now more defined. Additional work on horizon line in centre of plate. Yards added to small ship to the left of centre of plate.
Notes (object):
Trial proof (3). The palaces are strengthened, and low-lying buildings on the left of the Salute extend almost to the boats.
Identifier:
17_06_000585
W. 3223 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000205035