The Tiny Pool
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||99 x 66 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at lower right (2-final)|
|No. of States:||3|
|Catalogues:||K.173; M.170; W.73|
|Impressions taken from this plate (22)|
Three states are known.
There is no signature or inscription.
The composition is basically complete, but the buildings are only shaded by vertical lines; and the foreground barges are not shaded.
Signed with a butterfly at lower right.
Light vertical drypoint lines are added on the sides of the barges at right, and horizontal lines indicate the reflections of the barges.
The butterfly and clouds are worn; rows of diagonal lines are added on the tarpaulins covering the barges in front of the posts, and cross-hatched lines to right of the post at left; the stern of the barge between the posts is shaded; the reflections of the central barge are strengthened; short horizontal lines are added on the post at left and on the wharf-post; short diagonal lines shade the side of the nearest vessel across the water; cross-hatching is added on the buildings; sailing ships are added in the distance at the right, and rigging and other details on the other vessels.