Royal s. in plate with butterfly; u.l. CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) PUB Fine Art Society; (London) This subject was published in 'The First Venice Set', or 'Venice, A Series of Twelve Etchings', by the Fine Art Society, London, from 1880. This view has been identified as being of the Palazzo Gussoni, Rio de la Fava, Venice. The etching plate for this work is also in the Hunterian collection (GLAHA 50487). (See also GLAHA 46607/ 46812-46816/ 46818/ 46819).
Birnie Philip Bequest, 1958.