JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER (1834-1903)
JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER (1834-1903)
JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER (1834-1903)
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JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER (1834-1903)

The Doorway, from Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings

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JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER (1834-1903)
The Doorway, from Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings
etching, roulette and drypoint in brown, on laid paper, 1879-80, a good, atmospheric impression of Glasgow's eleventh state (of 20), signed with the artist's butterfly and inscribed 'imp' in pencil on the tab, with thread margins (as issued), in generally good condition, framed
Image: 11 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (295 x 197 mm.)
Sheet: 11 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (292 x 200 mm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 19 November 1993, lot 86.
Acquired by Ann and Gordon Getty from the above.
Literature
E.G. Kennedy, Royal Cortissoz, The Etched Work of Whistler: illustrated by reproductions in collotype of the different states of the plates, New York, 1910, cat. no. 188.
?M.F. MacDonald, G. Petri, J. Meacock, James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné, University of Glasgow on-line website at http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk., Glasgow, 2012, cat. no. 193.

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