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"Palaces on the Canal, Venice" by Mortimer L. Menpes, Eng., (1860-1938)
Etching, ca. 1880's, Ed. unknown, 3-3/4 x 11-7/8, signed in pencil & titled in the bottom right margin, on cream laid paper with a partial crown and disk watermark. There is an old mat line and a few spots of foxing to the margin outside the plate mark at right, neither visible otherwise a fine, crisp impression of this lovely and beautifully detailed Venetian subject by an artist of Whistler's inner circle. The panoramic format shows the composition off to great effect. Scarce.