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High Street, Brussels

Impression: Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Number: 343
Date: 1887
Medium: etching
Size: 127 x 178 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left and right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 7
Catalogues: K.358; M.357; W.254
Impressions taken from this plate  (7)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Impression: K3580103
Signed with a butterfly to the left of the central upper window and with a second faint butterfly in the open doorway at the extreme right.
There is no shading around the children in the cart; through the second doorway from the right a well-defined window is seen.

State 2

Impression: K3580204
The butterfly in the doorway at far right is now shaded, but the outlines are very faint; the four open doorways are heavily shaded; shading is added on some panes of the large windows; the window seen through the doorway to right has been obliterated; lines are added around the children in the cart.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K358_01 (plate)
Cancelled with one diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 7

7: A scan of the copper plate was flipped horizontally, converted to greyscale, and colour inverted, with enhanced contrast.