lower right plate printed in black ink [vertically]: Whistler / 1858; lower right in graphite by unknown hand: 623; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: K 11 - The Little Rag Gatherers; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 15
Marks and Labels
center verso collector's stamp in black ink of Frank B. Bistow: F.B.B. [Lugt L.982a]
Frank B. Bristow, Falls Church, VA; bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washingotn, DC, 1968; 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 http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk