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The Fishing Boat

Impression: Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Number: 198
Date: 1879/1880
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 157 x 234 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower right (1)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'Second Venice Set', 1886
No. of States: 6
Known impressions: 39
Catalogues: K.208; M.205; W.178
Impressions taken from this plate  (39)
The copper plate has no maker's mark and is a different size from any other copper plate. It may have been made for Whistler in Venice. 10
It was published by Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau with A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (the 'Second Venice Set') in 1886. The plate was cancelled with curved and crossed diagonal lines.
The plate is now in the Art Institute of Chicago. 11

11: Acc. No. 1933.704.