Ave Atque Vale, Plate 7

1920
R. H. Ives Gammell (American, 1893–1981)


Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 17.5 cm (8 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.) Platemark: 17.5 x 12.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2230

Medium or Technique

Etching with aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

“Ave Atque Vale” is a series of nine etchings done in 1920. The plates do not have separate individual titles. The series is based on a poem of Swinburne by the same name.

Provenance

The artist; gift to Elizabeth Ives Valsam Hunter, the artist's goddaughter (b. 1945) (Walpole, MA); gift to Stephen A. Bergquist, 2001 (Boston, MA); by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Stephen A. Bergquist