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Print, Riva, No.1

This is a Print. It was created by James McNeill Whistler. It is dated 1879–1880 and we acquired it in 1954. 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 Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

19.7 x 29.5 cm (7 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

It is signed

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

Cite this object as

Print, Riva, No.1; James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903); USA; etching and drypoint on paper; 19.7 x 29.5 cm (7 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.) ; Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1954-89-3

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