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Distant Salute

Distant Salute

Item Information

Title:
Distant Salute
Description:
The same view as in the preceding plate. Ships on the left, some with sails set, are silhouetted against a sunset sky.
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:
ItalyVeneto (region)Venezia (province)Venice
Santa Maria della Salute
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 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. 250
Additional information accompanying item: Masts are now added behind the sails of boat in centre of group at the left. Additional work on boat at extreme left in foreground and behind this suggestion of another boat.
Notes (object):
Trial proof (2). The bowsprit added.
Identifier:
17_06_000752
W. 2985 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000205068