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Inscription

lower right in plate: Whistler. 1859.; lower center in graphite by unknown hand: 11041; upper center verso in graphite by unknown hand: 1718; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: Bibi Lalouette / A76024 [crossed out] A98101; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: FYX

Provenance

(Frederick Keppel & Co., New York); Julius Garfinckel, Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1938; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1952
Whistler, Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1952
1982
Whistler’s World: The Master’s Etchings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1982, no. 20
1990
Haden, Whistler, Pennell: Three Master Printmakers in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1990, no. 31, repro
Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 51.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 33, ii/ii. http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk