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Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
JAMES A. M. WHISTLER The Piazetta.
Etching and drypoint printed in dark brownish black on cream laid paper, circa 1879-80. 252x182 mm; 10 1/8x7 inches, full margins. MacDonald's eighth state (of 9). Edition of approximately only 51. Signed with the butterfly and inscribed "imp." in pencil on the tab, lower left. A superb impression of this exceedingly scarce, important etching.
We have found only 5 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Kennedy 189; Glasgow 218.