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James McNeill Whistler

The Rialto , 1879-80

Etching and drypoint

11 3/4 x 8 inches (29.9 x 20.2 cm)

First state (of three). £24,000

$12,000 - $35,000

The Fine Art Society

London,

+44 (0)-20-7629-5116

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signed in pencil with an elaborate shaded butterfly, and inscribed imp, printed in black ink on laid paper, trimmed to the platemark, leaving a signature tab, in the first state (of three)
Provenance: Albert W. Scholle [Lugt 2923A]; Harris G. Whittemore [L.1384A], stamps verso
Literature: Edward G Kennedy, "The Etched Work of Whistler", New York 1910 No 211; Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock, "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné", University of Glasgow, 2011, on-line website at http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk No 199 Exhibited: London, The Fine Art Society, James McNeill Whistler: Prints, 2016 (57)

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