James McNeill Whistler

The Two Doorways , 1879-80

Etching and drypoint

8 x 11 1/2 inches (20.2 x 29.2 cm)

An impression in the thirteenth (final) state. £42,500

$35,000 - $70,000

The Fine Art Society


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Signed in pencil with a butterfly and inscribed imp, printed on laid paper, trimmed to the platemark by the artist, also signed and inscribed verso, with another inscription ' Whistler's special mark denotes quality of impression' in Harold Wright's hand: an impression in the thirteenth (final) state, published in "Venice: Twelve Etchings, 1880 The First Venice Set" Literature: Edward G Kennedy, "The Etched Work of Whistler", New York 1910 No 193; 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 221 Exhibited: London, The Fine Art Society, James McNeill Whistler: Prints, 2016 (62)