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Shipping in the Giudecca Canal

Shipping in the Giudecca Canal

Item Information

Title:
Shipping in the Giudecca Canal
Title (alt.) :
Shipping on the Giudecca Canal
Description:
Morning on the Giudecca. Many wood-boats are lying at anchor. San Giorgio Maggiore is in the distance, and in the foreground to the left is the quay leading to the Dogana.
Artist:
McBey, James, 1883-1959
Name on Item:
James McBey
Date:
1924–1930
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
James McBey (1883-1959). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Canals
Boats
Waterfronts
Shipping
Places:
ItalyVenetia (region)Venezia (province)Venice
Canale della Giudecca
Extent:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 19 x 41 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 1924.
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. 245
Additional information accompanying item: Shoreline to left carried to bottom of plate and additional work on barges. Reflections from ships in centre of plate. Shading on boat in right foreground suggested in pencil.
Notes (object):
Trial proof (3). The quay is now shown, running to the bottom of the plate.
Identifier:
17_06_000552
W. 3013 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000194379