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Venetian Views: Etchigns by Canaletto and Whistler

July 12 – December 26, 1973
Ground Floor, Cafeteria Corridor (1,000 sq. ft.)

James McNeill Whistler, The Traghetto, No.II, c. 1879/1880, etching and drypoint, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.8523

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 38 prints from the Gallery's collection depicted the city of Venice seen by two artists, one of the 18th and one of the 19th century.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by H. Diane Russell, acting curator of graphic arts.

Canaletto
Italian, 1697 - 1768
Whistler, James McNeill
American, 1834 - 1903