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Rag Shop

Impression: Whistler Etchings Project
Whistler Etchings Project
Number: 380
Date: 1888/1889
Medium: etching
Size: 241 x 165 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 1
Catalogues: K.-; M.-; T.-; W.-
Impressions taken from this plate  (1)
Rag Shop probably dates from 1888. In style and subject it is comparable to etchings dated between 1887 and 1889. It is close in size to two similar London subjects, The Barber's Shop, Chelsea [263] and Justice Walk, Chelsea [441], which date from late 1887 or 1888. It is the same size as Bridge, Amsterdam [447], which dates from 1889, and close to another Dutch subject, The Steps, Amsterdam [452]. The butterfly signature is consistent with a date of 1888 or 1889.