Requires Photography

The Riva, No. 1 (The "First Venice Set")

1879–80
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (active in England), 1834–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kennedy 192, third state of three

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.0 x 29.2 cm (7 7/8 x 11 1/2 in.) Sheet: 20.3 x 29.8 cm (8 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1694

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Annotated verso by whistler in graphite lower right: chosen proof, and butterfly

Markings

no marks

Provenance

Nellie Parney Carter (Boston); given by her estate to the MFA, November 1935.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Nellie Parney Carter