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Windows, Bourges

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 398
Date: 1888
Medium: etching
Size: 149 x 80 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 3
Catalogues: K.400; M.399
Impressions taken from this plate  (3)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K4000102
Signed with a butterfly at upper left.
The composition is complete.

State 2

Etching: K4000201
Etched shading is added to the right open window on the upper storey and to the mullion between the two windows on the lower storey.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K400_01
Cancelled with one diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 11

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