Upright Venice, from The Second Venice Set

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

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1879-1880

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 10 × 7 in. (25.4 × 17.8 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/4 × 6 15/16 in. (26 × 17.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade

PR.950.21.52

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, in plate, lower left: butterfly device

Exhibition History

Whistler, Venice, and the American Etching Revival (in conjunction with Canaletto's Vedute Prints: An Exhibition in Honor of Adolf Weil, Jr.), Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-December 6, 2015.

Nineteenth Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 24-April 23, 1978.

James McNeill Whistler: Works from the Dartmouth Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 13, 1988.

British Etchings, c.1860-1930, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 7, 1972-January 7, 1973.

19th Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 12-March 25, 1979.

Provenance

Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection; to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler, San Francisco, 1978, no. 205. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 202.

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