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Bridge of Sighs, Venice (First Plate)

Artist:
Frank Duveneck (American, Covington, Kentucky 1848–1919 Cincinnati, Ohio)
Printer:
Lewis Henry Meakin (American (born England), Newcastle ca. 1850–1917 Boston, Massachusetts)
Publisher:
Cincinnati Museum Association
Date:
1883
Medium:
Etching, printed with plate tone
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 5/8 x 12 1/16 in. (42.2 x 30.7 cm) plate: 10 7/8 x 8 11/16 in. (27.7 x 22 cm) image: 10 9/16 x 8 3/8 in. (26.9 x 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.44.6
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in the plate at lower right center: "FD / 1883".
Recto: in graphite at lowere left center [crossed out letters]; in graphite at lower left: "c. 26326".
Verso: stamped in blue ink at lower left: "CINCINNATI MUSEUM ASSOCIATION."; stamped in black ink below: "PRINTED BY L.H. MEAKIN"; in graphite at bottom center: "Bridge of Sighs / (Unfinished plate)"
Vendor: Knoedler and Co.
Poole 14
Emily Poole "Catalogue of the Etchings of Frank Duveneck." Print Collector's Quarterly. vol. 25, 1938, cat. no. 14, p. 451.



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