Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M3178
People
James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American (Lowell, MA 1834 - 1903 London, England)
Title
The Mast
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Venice, A Series of Twelve Etchings, 1880
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1879 - 1880
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/262714
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
sheet: 34 x 16.3 cm (13 3/8 x 6 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: butterfy tab; in plate: butterfly insignia
  • inscription: tab, bottom edge, left, graphite, handwritten, signed, in artist's hand: signature: butterfly tab
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite, handwritten: inventory number (?): a 38265
  • inscription: verso, lower right corner, graphite, handwritten: indecipherable letters: w e (?)
Provenance
Charles Bain Hoyt.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
vi/vi
Standard Reference Number
K. 195; Wed. 160
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt
Accession Year
1927
Object Number
M3178
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu