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Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 486
Date: 1901
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 86 x 53 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 3
Known impressions: 5
Catalogues: K.442; M.440
Impressions taken from this plate  (5)


Three states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K4420204
Signed with a butterfly at upper right.
The composition is complete.
The impression reproduced also has some very fine pen lines drawn on it.

State 2

Etching: K4420105
There is additional shading on the woman's shoulder at right, and between the woman and the girl's head.

State 2

Etching: K4420103
There is additional shading between the two figures, particularly at their feet; short, left-to-right (\\\) diagonal lines augment shadows on the woman's skirt at left.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K442_01
Cancelled with a diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 9

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