Isle de la Cité, Paris
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||204 x 294 mm|
|Signed:||'Whistler -' at lower left|
|Inscribed:||'Dec. 1859.' and 'Paris de la Galerie d'Op' at lower left|
|No. of States:||1|
|Catalogues:||K.60; M.60; T.19; W.55|
|Impressions taken from this plate (11)|
One state is known before cancellation.
Signed 'Whistler -' and inscribed 'Dec. 1859.' at lower left; inscribed 'Paris de la Galerie d'Op' at lower left along the bottom edge.
The composition is complete.
There are some spots of foxing or iron mould on the impression reproduced.
In late impressions, the drypoint has worn down considerably, and there are scratches across the sky, which may be accidental or could be a preliminary cancellation. An example is reproduced below.
State 1 (cancelled)
Cancelled with multiple scores over the centre of the image.