The Doorway, from The First Venice Set

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

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1879-1880

Etching and drypoint on wove paper

ii/VII, trial proof for "Venice: Twelve Etchings"

Plate: 11 7/16 × 7 15/16 in. (29.1 × 20.2 cm)

Sheet: 11 7/8 × 8 3/8 in. (30.2 × 21.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Charlotte Mathey

PR.985.6.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, lower left margin: butterfly device; signed, in plate, upper left: large butterfly device

Exhibition History

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.

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..

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler, New York, 1910, no. 188. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 185.

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