Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
  • The Riva, No. 1
  • First Venice Set (series title)
Date ca. 1880
Medium etching printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image (and sheet): 8 × 11 3/4 inches (20.3 × 29.8 cm)
Credit Line Anonymous bequest in memory of Hal H. Smith
Accession Number 62.53
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in plate, upper left edge: [Whistler's butterfly device]
In pencil on tab lower left center: [Whistler's butterfly device followed by] imp.
Inscriptions Inscribed in pencil, lower right corner, verso: specially chosen [Whistler's butterfly device] | 00
A. H. Wiggin;
Confidential donor;
1962-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)