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Renaissance Window

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 417
Date: 1888
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 179 x 128 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.390; M.391
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K3900101
Signed with a butterfly at left, near the edge, to left of the larger window.

State 2

Etching: K3900202
The umbrella and the face of the woman holding it are heavily shaded; the face of the woman at left is fully defined; shading in the open parts of both windows is augmented; short diagonal lines are added on the arch and on the wall above.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K390_01
Cancelled with a diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 8

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