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Inscription

upper left in plate: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171. Paris. Nov. 1858; upper right to center in plate: Douze / Eaux Fortes / d'apres Nature / par / James Whistler; lower center in plate: À / Mon viel Ami Seymour Haden.; lower center edge in graphite by unkonwn hand: Title page

Provenance

Mary E. Maxwell; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1982
Whistler’s World: The Master’s Etchings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1982, no. 7
1990
Haden, Whistler, Pennell: Three Master Printmakers in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1990, no. 14, repro
Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 25.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 22. http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk