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Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 108
Date: 1873/1877
Medium: drypoint
Size: 280 x 190 mm
Signed: no
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'Cancelled Plates', 1879
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 18
Catalogues: K.136; M.134; W.110
Impressions taken from this plate  (18)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K1360102
There is no signature or inscription.

State 2

Etching: K1360202
Heavy lines are added around the head; jagged and curving lines extend his hair at left and right and short lines reinforce shading on face and beard; the background shadows are extended with diagonal lines at left, at the top, and at right.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: K1360303
Cancelled with numerous diagonal lines over the head and shoulders.