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Sketches including a head and a hat

Impression: Whistler Etchings Project
Whistler Etchings Project
Number: 440
Date: 1888/1889
Medium: unbitten; drawn through the ground with an etching needle
Size: 64 x 45 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 1
Catalogues: K.-; M.-; T.-; W.-
Impressions taken from this plate  (1)
Etching: PE78_01
The copper plate is very close in size to Black Eagle 439, and may date from the same time. An etching needle was used to draw through the ground on the plate but it was not completed, bitten or cancelled.
The plate was in Whistler's studio at his death in 1903, and was given by Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958) to the University of Glasgow in 1935.