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upper left plate printed in black ink: [the artist's butterfly]; lower right in graphite by unknown hand: 7215; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: a53714


Julius Garfinckel, Washington, DC; bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1938; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Kennedy, Edward G. The etched work of Whistler, illustrated by reproductions in collotype of the different states of the plates. 6 vols. New York: Grolier Club, 1910.
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock..James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné.University of Glasgow, 2012. on-line website at