Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
  • The Traghetto, No. 2
  • First Venice Set (series title)
Date ca. 1880
Medium etching printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image (and sheet): 9 3/8 × 12 inches (23.8 × 30.5 cm)
Credit Line Anonymous bequest in memory of Hal H. Smith
Accession Number 62.55
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in plate, center left edge: [Whistler's butterfly device]
In pencil on tab, lower left center: [Whistler's butterfly device followed by] imp.
Marks Watermark: [fragment of a heraldic device]
C. F. Bishop;
Confidential donor;
1962-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)