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The Little Terrace, Luxembourg Gardens, No. 2

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 444
Date: 1889/1890
Medium: etching
Size: 128 x 178 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.426; M.423
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)


It is pure etching. The plate appears to have been damaged and both impressions show extensive light, dense, granular foul biting (, ).


Only two impressions of The Little Terrace, Luxembourg Gardens, No. 2 have been located (, ). Both were printed in black ink on ivory laid paper with a partial 'PRO PATRIA' watermark. Both were trimmed to the platemark but only one - the one kept by Whistler () - was signed on a tab with the butterfly and 'imp.' to show that he had printed it.