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Prints and Multiples / James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) The Riva, No.1, from The First Venice Set Etching and drypoint, 1879-1880, on laid paper, Glasgow's final fourth state, signed with the butterfly and inscribed 'imp' in pencil on the tab, published in 1880 by the Fine Art Society, London, with narrow to thread margins, in good condition, framedPlate 202 x 298mm. (8 x 11 3/4in.); Sheet 206 x 300mm. (8 1/4 x 11 3/4in.)

Lot 1
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
(1834-1903)
The Riva, No.1, from The First Venice Set
29 June 2022, 14:00 BST
London, New Bond Street

Sold for £4,080 inc. premium

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

The Riva, No.1, from The First Venice Set (Kennedy 192; Glasgow 229)
Etching and drypoint, 1879-1880, on laid paper, Glasgow's final fourth state, signed with the butterfly and inscribed 'imp' in pencil on the tab, published in 1880 by the Fine Art Society, London, with narrow to thread margins, in good condition, framed

Plate 202 x 298mm. (8 x 11 3/4in.); Sheet 206 x 300mm. (8 1/4 x 11 3/4in.)

Footnotes

Provenance
Henry Harper Benedict (Lugt 1298, 2936).
The Fine Art Society, London (with their label).
Acquired directly from the above by the current owner, 11 May 2001.

Literature
The Fine Art Society, Mr Whistler's Etchings of Venice, The First Venice Set, 1880.

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