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Inscription

lower left in plate: Whistler; lower right in graphite: Whistler imp.; lower right edge in graphite by unknown hand: Aqo34-56. 2 7 1/2 6 1/4; lower center verso in graphite by unknown hand: XII / 187

Marks and Labels

stamped center verso in black ink: HHB

Provenance

Henry Harper Benedict, New York; (Harlow, McDonald & Co., New York); Julius Garfinckel, Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1938; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 37.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 42, ii/ii. http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk