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Jews' Quarter, Amsterdam

Impression: Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Number: 449
Date: 1889
Medium: etching
Size: 132 x 221 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 4
Catalogues: K.415; M.412
Impressions taken from this plate  (4)


A complex network of etched lines of varying length, shape and strength, combined with patches of shading, create the the building, figures and reflections.


Jew's Quarter, Amsterdam is very rare. Four impressions have been located. They are printed with great sensitivity, one in black ink on ivory laid paper (), another in dark brown ink on ivory Japanese paper (), and a cancelled impression in black on ivory wove paper ().