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The Abbey Jubilee

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 296
Date: 1887
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 99 x 67 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 3
Catalogues: K.316; M.326
Impressions taken from this plate  (3)


Two states are known.

State 1

Etching: K3160102
Signed with a butterfly at the right edge, just below centre.
The composition is basically complete, in pure etching.

State 2

Etching: K3160203
Diagonal drypoint lines are added within the arch at upper right and at lower left, under the lower balcony; shading is strengthened under the garlands of the upper balcony.