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The Piazzetta

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 218
Date: 1879/1880
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 257 x 182 mm
Signed: two butterflies at lower left (1); replaced with new butterfly (2-final)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'First Venice Set', 1880
No. of States: 9
Known impressions: 51
Catalogues: K.189; M.186; W.155
Impressions taken from this plate  (51)
The Piazzetta dates from 1879/1880, when Whistler was in Venice. He arrived in September 1879 and left 14 months later.
It was published in Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings (the 'First Venice Set') in 1880, and printed between 1880 and 1889.