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Sketches of a Girl and a Woman

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 153
Date: 1875/1876
Medium: drypoint
Size: 178 x 133 mm
Signed: no
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.122; M.128; W.108
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)


One state is known before cancellation

State 1

Etching: K1220102
There is no signature or inscription.
The only known impression, illustrated here, is touched with black and grey ink behind and on the back of the girl's head and torso, around her eye and on the ruffles of her dress; the series of slightly curved vertical lines below her and the butterfly signature at lower right are in graphite pencil ().

State 1 (cancelled)

Etching: K1220201
Cancelled with lines across the head and shoulder at upper left.
The only known impression from the cancelled plate was bound with a unique album, which mainly contained the 'Cancelled Set' published by the Fine Art Society, London, in 1879 ().