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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

  • France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895

Fish-shop, Venice 1879-80 Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching and drypoint Support: Light-weight off-white laid paper torn unevenly along left edge.
Edition State: 5th state of 7
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill

Edition Notes: Proofing and printing by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) The etching plate for this work is in the Hunterian collection, University of Glasgow. Printed in a dark cool toned brown ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Inscribed c.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram".not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed c.l ( vertically),in pencil " Fish-shop, Venice"; l.l, in pencil " k218 5 of 7 ( 5 of 7 in Roman numerals). verso: inscribed l.l ( upside down), in pencil "E3528"; collector's stamp of trefoil l.l, in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.486".
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.0 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 14.6 h x 28.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 218
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.486
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.