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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: Sails of nearest boat reworked and reflections from this boat now extend to lower edge of plate.. Printed more fully.
Notes (object):
Trial proof (6). The larger sail reworked and its reflection carried to the bottom of the plate.
Identifier:
17_06_000756
W. 2989 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000205100