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San Giorgio

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
(1887.8)
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)

CATALOGUES RAISONN╔S

  • Kennedy, Edward G., The Etched Work of Whistler, New York, 1910 (cat. no. 201) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Mansfield, Howard, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909 (cat. no. 198) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Wedmore, Sir Frederick, Whistler's Etchings: a Study and a Catalogue, London, 1886 (cat. no. 167) 'San Giorgio'.

EXHIBITIONS 1855- 1905

  • Mr Whistler's Etchings, The Fine Art Society, London, 1883 (cat. no. 10) 'San Giorgio'.
  • 50 Etchings and Drypoints (Venice Second Series), H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1883 (cat. no. 10) 'San Giorgio'.
  • World's Columbian Exposition, Department of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1893 (cat. no. 2249 (1664)) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Exhibition of Etchings, Drypoints. and Lithographs by Whistler, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1898 (cat. no. 146) 'San Giorgio'.
  • An Exhibition of Etchings and Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, The Caxton Club, 1900 (cat. no. E147) 'San Giorgio'.
  • International Exhibition, Glasgow Art Galleries, Glasgow, 1901 (cat. no. 238) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Art and Industrial Exhibition, Wolverhampton, 1902 (cat. no. 138) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Exhibition of Etchings and Dry Points by Mr. Whistler, Frederick Keppel and Co., New York, 1902.
  • 71st Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1902 (cat. no. 947 (167)) 'San Gi˛rgi˛ [sic]'.
  • Catalogue of a Collection of Etchings, Dry Points and Lithographs, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1903 (cat. no. 80) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Exhibition of Etchings by James McNeill Whistler, Obach and Co., London, 1903 (cat. no. 144) 'San Giorgio'.
  • A Collection of Etchings and Dry Points by Whistler recently acquired, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1903 (cat. no. 130) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Etchings and Dry-Points by James McNeill Whistler, The Grolier Club, New York, 1904 (cat. nos. 169 a ,b) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Copley Hall, Boston, February 1904 (cat. no. 132) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Etchings, Dry Points, And a few Drawings by Whistler, Frederick Keppel and Co., New York, 1904 (cat. no. 77) 'San Giorgio'.
  • Oeuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'╔cole des Beaux-Art, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 366) 'San-Giorgio'.
  • Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the late James McNeill Whistler, First President of The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, New Gallery, Regent Street, London, 1905 (cat. no. 167) 'San Giorgio'.

REVIEWS 1855- 1905

  • Anon., 'Mr Whistler's Etchings', Building News, 23 February 1883 (GUL PC6/42).
  • Anon., 'Mr. Whistler's Exhibition', Saturday Review, 24 February 1883 (GUL PC 25/32).
  • Anon., 'Fine Art. Mr. Whistler's Exhibition,' Bazaar, 28 February 1883 (GUL PC6/44).

GENERAL 1855-1905

  • Mr Whistler's Etchings, The Fine Art Society, London, 1883 (cat. no. 10).
  • Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London, 1890, p. 95.

GENERAL 1906- PRESENT

  • Bacher, Otto Henry, With Whistler in Venice, 2nd ed., New York, 1908, pp. 198-199.
  • Getscher, Robert Harold, Whistler and Venice, Ph.D. dissertation, Case Western University, Cleveland, 1970.
  • Grieve, Alastair, Whistler's Venice, New Haven and London, 2000, pp. 80, 192, fig. 86.
  • Lochnan, Katharine A., The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1984, p. 281 (no. 197).
  • Drawing Near. Whistler Etchings from the Zelman Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1984 (cat. no. 58).
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice, Aldershot and California, 2001, pp. 70, 77, 79, 120, 122, pl. 91.