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The Traghetto, No. 2

A work made of etching and drypoint in brownish black on cream japanese paper.
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  • A work made of etching and drypoint in brownish black on cream japanese paper.

Date:

1880

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

The Traghetto, No. 2

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1880

Medium

Etching and drypoint in brownish black on cream Japanese paper

Inscriptions

Signed lower edge, in graphite, with an early, shaded-wing butterfly and inscribed “imp”

Dimensions

Plate: 24.3 × 30.7 cm (9 5/8 × 12 1/8 in.); Sheet: 25.3 × 31.5 cm (10 × 12 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Reference Number

2016.516

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