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The Two Ships

Impression: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Number: 143
Date: 1875
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 207 x 133 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: Fine Art Society
No. of States: 5
Known impressions: 17
Catalogues: K.148; M.146; W.116
Impressions taken from this plate  (17)
The copper plate has not been located but was close in size to Fusco 106, Draped Model 109, The Silk Dress 151, Girl Lying Down 128, Little Putney Bridge 186 and Fulham 181, all dating from the 1870s.
The plate was destroyed, according to the London dealers Messrs Dowdeswell, after publication in 1880. 11

11: Dowdeswell to C. A. Howell, [January 1880], GUW #02856.