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Print, The Little Lagoon

This is a Print. It was created by James McNeill Whistler. It is dated 1880 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is etching and drypoint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Walter W. Naumburg.

Its dimensions are

22.9 x 15.5 cm (9 in. x 6 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed with butterfly monogram in plate, lower right; Signed in graphite on tab, lower left

Cite this object as

Print, The Little Lagoon; James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903); Italy; etching and drypoint on paper; 22.9 x 15.5 cm (9 in. x 6 1/8 in.); 1952-156-44

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