Laguna Veneta (The Bathing Ground Where Whistler Practiced Diving; Looking Toward the Salute; Lagoons; Distant Venice; View in Venice)

Otto Henry Bacher, American, 1856 - 1909



Etching on chine-collé paper laid down on wove paper

Plate: 4 1/2 × 7 5/16 in. (11.5 × 18.5 cm)

Sheet: 9 13/16 × 12 3/8 in. (25 × 31.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jeffrey R. Brown, Class of 1961



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower left: Otto; dated, in plate, lower right: Venice Aug 27 80; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 1397 [inversed]

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.

Whistler, Venice, and the American Etching Revival [American Works of Paper wall], Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 2008-January 4, 2010.


Jeffrey R. Brown and Kathryn Corbin, Lincoln, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1983.

Catalogue Raisonne

W. Andrew, Otto H. Bacher, 1973, Venetian series no. 22

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