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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
Print Department
Collection (local):
James McBey (1883-1959). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Lakes & ponds
Boats
Churches
Chiesa di S. Maria della salute (Venice, Italy)
Places:
ItalyVenetia (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:Considerable added work on the left side of plate. A number of ships added extending to the left edge of plate. Reflections added to the water. 5 trial proofs only.
Notes (object):
Trial proof (5). Shipping is filled in to the left edge of the plate, obscuring the Church of Il Redentore, which has hitherto been seen. No. 5 is touched with chalk on the water.
Identifier:
17_06_000586
W. 3224 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000205043