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The Traghetto No. 2

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903)

Etching and drypoint in black ink on laid paper

ca. 1881

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), The Traghetto No. 2, ca. 1881

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

The Traghetto No. 2, ca. 1881

Etching and drypoint in black ink on laid paper

679 x 825 mm. 26 3/4 x 32 1/2 in.

Description

Dimensions: Plate: 239 x 299 mm. 9 3/8 x 11 3/4 mm. Sheet: 241 x 301 mm. 9 1/2 x 11 7/8 mm.
 

Reference: Kennedy 191, third state of six; Glasgow 233, fifth state of nine
Signature: Signed in pencil with a very large butterfly bordering on a self-portrait and "imp." on the tab lower left; signed in the plate with a butterfly at left
Annotations: Marked in pencil with an "x" in the upper right of the tab, an indication of a special or early impression
Provenance: C. W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York;
Private collection, U.S.A