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House of the Swan, Brussels

Impression: Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Number: 337
Date: 1887
Medium: etching
Size: 178 x 66 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower centre
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.363; M.360
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)
Etching: PK363_01 (plate)
Recto, above; verso, below:
Etching: PK363_02 (plate)
The copper plate of House of the Swan, Brussels has no maker's mark, but is the same size as a plate made by Hughes & Kimber, which was used in a horizontal format for Dry Docks, Southampton [302], in the same year, 1887.
The plate was in Whistler's studio at his death and bequeathed to Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), who gave it to the University of Glasgow in 1935. It was cancelled posthumously with a diagonal line across the lower right corner, from the centre of the bottom edge to the centre of the right edge.