The Venetian Mast
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||344 x 166 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at left (6-final)|
|Set/Publication:||'First Venice Set', 1880|
|No. of States:||12|
|Catalogues:||K.195; M.192; W.160|
|Impressions taken from this plate (57)|
The Venetian Mast dates from 1880. Whistler arrived in Venice in September 1879. He was active in Venice from October 1879 to October 1880 and was back in London in November 1880.
It was published in Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings (the 'First Venice Set') by the Fine Art Society, London, in 1880.