Nocturne: Furnace
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M207
People
James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American (Lowell, MA 1834 - 1903 London, England)
Title
Nocturne: Furnace
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Venice, A Series of Twenty-Six Etchings, 1886 (Second Venice Set)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1879 - 1880
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on cream modern laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
cut to plate: 17 x 23.3 cm (6 11/16 x 9 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: butterfly tab; in plate: butterfly insignia
  • inscription: tab, bottom edge, left, graphite, handwritten, signed, in artist's hand: signature: [butterfly] imp [imprimé]
Provenance
Mrs. Walter Yates.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
state between i and ii /vi
Standard Reference Number
K. 213; Wed.183
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Walter Yates
Object Number
M207
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) #1: CB30 Photography and Society & HAA172w American Art and Modernity, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/04/2009 - 10/04/2009

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