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San Giorgio

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 214
Date: 1879/1880
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 211 x 308 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left (5)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'Second Venice Set', 1886
No. of States: 5
Known impressions: 38
Catalogues: K.201; M.198; W.167
Impressions taken from this plate  (38)
The copper plate does not have a maker's stamp. It is close in size to Riva, No. 2 230, The Beggars 190, and San Biagio 237, none of which have maker's stamps. They may have been made for Whistler in Venice. 7

7: Getscher 1970[more].

It was published by Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau with A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (the 'Second Venice Set') in 1886. It was then cancelled with crossed diagonal lines. The plate is now in the Art Institute of Chicago. 8

8: Acc. No. 1933.689.