Ponte del Piovan

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 220
Date: 1879/1880
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 229 x 154 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'Second Venice Set', 1886
No. of States: 6
Known impressions: 40
Catalogues: K.209; M.206; W.179
Impressions taken from this plate  (40)
Ponte del Piovan dates from 1880. Whistler arrived in Venice in September 1879. He was active in Venice from October 1879 to October 1880 and was back in London in November 1880.
Comparable subjects include Gondola under a Bridge [227].
It was published by Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau with A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (the 'Second Venice Set') in 1886.