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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)


One state, only known from the unbitten copper plate.

State 1 (not bitten)

Etching: E780101
Signed with a butterfly at lower right.

It was drawn with an etching needle through the ground on the copper plate but it was not bitten nor printed. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 3

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