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Impression: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Number: 259
Date: 1886
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 153 x 230 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 13
Catalogues: K.242; M.239; W.200
Impressions taken from this plate  (13)
Dordrecht dates from 1886. The butterfly signature is consistent with this date.
Wedmore, who catalogued the etching in 1886, stated that it was 'Done in 1884', but this is incorrect, unless - and this is a possibility - it was started in 1884 and completed and signed in 1886. 1 Other etchings of Dordrecht include Little Dordrecht 260 and Barges, Dordrecht 262.

1: Wedmore 1886 A[more] (cat. no. 200); Heijbroek 1997[more], pp. 56-61.