Etching and drypoint printed in black on Japan paper, 1879-80. 202x292 mm; 8x11 5/8 inches, full margins. MacDonald's sixth state (of 13), before the parallel vertical lines covering the top step to the right of the seated man's haunches. Signed with the butterfly and inscribed "imp." in pencil on the tab, lower left. From Twelve Etchings. A brilliant, early impression with very strong contrasts and with crisp, inky plate edges. Kennedy 193; Glasgow 221.