James Abbott McNeill Whistler
1834 - 1903
THE RIALTO (KENNEDY 211; GLASGOW 199)
signed with the butterfly with shaded wings and inscribed imp in pencil (on the tab at lower left)
etching with drypoint, printing with plate tone, an atmospheric, selectively wiped impression of Kennedy and Glasgow's first state (of three), on laid paper with a WW watermark
sheet: 29.9 by 20.2cm.; 11 3/4 by 8in.
Executed between 1879 and 1880, Glasgow cites 36 impressions of this subject.
Ex coll. Albert W. Scholle (L. 2923a); Harris Whittemore (L. 1384a)