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JAMES A. M. WHISTLER Upright Venice.
Etching and drypoint printed in dark brownish black on cream laid paper, circa 1879-80. 256x179 mm; 10 1/8x7 inches. MacDonald's seventh state (of 8), with the figure of the gondolier on the gondola stern center left still partially visible. Edition of approximately only 30. Signed with the butterfly and inscribed "imp." in pencil on the tab, lower left. From Twenty-Six Etchings. A superb, crisp, early impression, with warm plate tone and every detail distinct, including the delicate vertical wiping scratches. Kennedy 205; Glasgow 232.