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The Two Ships

Impression: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Number: 143
Date: 1875
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 207 x 133 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: Fine Art Society
No. of States: 5
Known impressions: 17
Catalogues: K.148; M.146; W.116
Impressions taken from this plate  (17)
The copper plate has not been located but was close in size to Fusco [106], Draped Model [109], The Silk Dress [151], Girl Lying Down [128], Little Putney Bridge [186] and Fulham [181], all dating from the 1870s.
The plate was destroyed, according to the London dealers Messrs Dowdeswell, after publication in 1880. 11

11: Dowdeswell to C. A. Howell, [January 1880], GUW #02856.