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The Fish Shop, Venice

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.486

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Image credit:  
Provenance:Guy Mayer. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111871  


Paper size:146 x 284 mm  
Plate mark size:130 x 220 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight and torn unevenly along the left edge.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:'dark cool toned brown'  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'E 3528' on verso, at lower left (upside down).  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Fish-shop, Venice' on recto, at centre left (vertically);'k218 V of VII' lower left;. on verso, at lower right, '1978 486'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.