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Bead Stringers

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 235
Date: 1880
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 229 x 154 mm
Signed: butterfly at left (8-final)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'Second Venice Set', 1886
No. of States: 11
Known impressions: 40
Catalogues: K.198; M.195; W.164
Impressions taken from this plate  (40)
Bead Stringers was etched in Venice, Italy, probably between June and October 1880. The site was near the Casa Jankowitz where Whistler went to stay in the summer of 1880.
It was published by Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau with the Twenty-six Etchings (the 'Second Venice Set') in 1886.