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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 Fishing Boat dates from 1880. Whistler arrived in Venice in September 1879. He was active in Venice from October 1879 and was back in London in November 1880.
The Fishing Boat was published by Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau with A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (the 'Second Venice Set') in 1886.