Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop

James Abbott McNeill Whistler's Venetian Etchings

David travels to beautiful Venetian locations that inspired provocative, iconoclastic artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) during his transformative trip in 1879-1880. Whistler's fame from the etchings that he created in the backstreets of Venice helped rehabilitate his artistic reputation after a disastrous libel trial with noted art critic John Ruskin. David demonstrates a dry point on a copper plate alongside a canal, the Rio de San Barnaba, located near Whistler's first studio at...
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  • program length: 27 minutes
  • episode #204

Friday, September 21 at 4:00 am on 12.1