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Palaces, Brussels

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 338
Date: 1887
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 222 x 142 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 16
Catalogues: K.361; M.355; W.252
Impressions taken from this plate  (16)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Impression: K3610105
Signed with a butterfly at upper left.
The composition is complete.

State 2

Impression: K3610202
Drypoint shading is added on the window panes, under the balcony and at the top of the doorway of the house at left, as well as on a second-storey pilaster between the left and central house, and on a number of window panes on the central house.
There are dark grey stains at upper right on the impression reproduced.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K361_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.