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James McBey

Barcarolle , 1926

Etching

14 7/8 x 8 3/8 inches

Edition 80

$5,500 - $12,000

Allinson Gallery, Inc.

Storrs, CT

860-429-2322 - land line

About

Barcarolle. 1926. Etching. Carter 233. 14 7/8 x 8 3/8 (sheet 17 1/4 x 10 1/4). Edition 80, #xxv. Print Collector's Quarterly 24 (1938): 428; Eric Denker, Reflections & Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940, p. 98. An extremely rich impression with subtle tonal wiping, printed on pale blue-toned laid paper from an antique volume. Signed and numbered in ink. Price upon request

This is one of McBey's most famous Venetian subjects. Carter writes, "On a moonlit night, a gondola glides round the curve of a canal between palaces. The gondolier sings his barcarolle."

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