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The Three Fishers—Venice

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Bertha E. Jaques, The Three Fishers—Venice, 1912, etching and drypoint on thick, moderately textured beige wove paper, Gift of Rod and Vicki Wegener, public domain, 2005.107.4

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Title

The Three Fishers—Venice

Artist

Bertha E. Jaques (American, 1863-1941)

Date

1912

Medium

etching and drypoint on thick, moderately textured beige wove paper

State

final state

Dimensions (H x W x D)

plate: 7 in x 4 in; sheet: 10 3/4 in x 7 3/4 in

Inscriptions & Markings

inscription: GW5554, graphite, below the platemark, lower right

inscription: The Three Fishers-Venice, 35, graphite, below the platemark, lower center

signature: Bertha Jaques, graphite, below the platemark, lower right

signature; date: 19BJ12, graphite, lower left in image

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

American

Credit Line

Gift of Rod and Vicki Wegener

Accession Number

2005.107.4

Copyright

public domain

Terms

boats

drypoint

drypoints

etching

fishing

intaglio printing

intaglio prints

Related Places

Depicts: Venezia

Location

Belluschi Building

Hirsch Wing

Lower Level

Helen Copeland Gallery

Description

Jaques was a vital member of the American etching scene and a driving force in the Chicago Society of Etchers. In 1910, she traveled to Europe, etching scenes throughout her sojourn. Her Venetian subjects share an atmospheric, tonal quality with those of Whistler and his followers.

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