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Fish Women, Ostend

Impression: Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Number: 349
Date: 1887
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 96 x 133 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 3
Catalogues: K.349; M.349
Impressions taken from this plate  (3)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K3490104
Signed with a butterfly at upper left, above a woman's head.

State 2

Etching: K3490102
With left to right diagonal drypoint shading (\\\) added to right of the central woman's right hip.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K349_01
Cancelled with one diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 12

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