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Doorway, Sandwich

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 323
Date: 1887
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 96 x 134 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 3
Known impressions: 8
Catalogues: K.307; M.302
Impressions taken from this plate  (8)


Three states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K3070102
Signed with a butterfly in the window at right.
The composition is complete.

State 2

Etching: K3070203
The light areas in the doorway are shaded with fine drypoint lines.

State 3

Etching: K3070204
The butterfly is shaded; etched cross-hatching shades the interior, and lighter diagonal drypoint lines shade the table; vertical lines partly shade two of the lower panes in the window at right.

State 3 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K307_01
Cancelled with one diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 6

6: A scan of the copper plate was flipped horizontally, converted to greyscale, and colour inverted, with enhanced contrast.