La Bella Venezia (The Grand Canal, Venice). 1930. Etching. Fletcher 232. 7 1/8 x 16 1/2 (8 3/8 x 17 1/2). Italian Series, #18. Trial proof, apart from the edition of 81 (+ 5 trial proofs). Illustrated: Dorothy Noyes Arms, Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy, p. 192; Eric Denker, Reflections & Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940, A rich impression with subtle tonal wiping printed on cream wove paper. Exhibited: The Mattatuck Museum, CT; The Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Fairfield University. Signed, dated, titled and annotated and 'trial proof II', 'collection j' (Hugh Fisher, England), and 'ct' (Carling trial) in pencil. Housed in a 5 1/8 x 24 1/8-inch gold leaf frame.
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