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A large ornate waterdoor faces onto a canal. On the threshold near the water, a woman bends down towards the surface of the canal. Behind the doorway stands another figure in the shadows and beyond is another opening to a small square or open-air workspace. The doorway consists of a large lunette shaped transom light over the door and the portal is flanked on either side by large arched windows. The glazing is all fitted into a fine network of mullions in either square on diamond patterns. The door and windows are each framed by carved pilasters and engaged corinthian capitals. Below the windows are bands of rosettes and other carved ornaments that extends to the water level.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Doorway, from the "Twelve Etchings", or the "First Venice Set"
1879 – 1880
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.375
Seen frontally is a building along a canal. In front of the facade is a brick or cobble pavement; steps lead up to a triple doorway entrance while laundry and windows complete the second story. To either side of the central steps are doorways that lead down. In each of the doorways and on the pavement are grouped figures of women and children. The lower portion of the print shows the reflections of the building and figures.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Steps, Amsterdam
1889
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.403
A broad set of steps leading up to a tree-lined terrace are the main features of this work. Figures on the terrace and a sculpture of putti supporting an urn or pot are visible at the top of the stairs; in the left foreground, a woman and little girl are climbing the stairs.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Steps, Luxembourg Gardens
1893
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.437
Elevated and angled view down Fifth Avenue from the St. Regis Hotel in New York City.
Alvin Langdon Coburn (British (modern))
Fifth Avenue, from the St. Regis
1910
Museum Purchase
1972/1.167

Charles Ferdinand Wimar
The Attack on an Emigrant Train
1856
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.80
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