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Inscription

center in plate: [the artist's butterfly]; lower right edge in graphite by unknown hand: 5/5

Provenance

(Nesta Spink, Ann Arbor, MI); purchase and exchange 1992, NGA

Bibliography
1896
Way, Thomas Robert. Mr. Whistler's Lithographs: The Catalogue. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1896; New York: H. Wunderlich & Co., 1905, no. 13.
1998
Stratis, Harriet K., and Martha Tedeschi, eds. The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, vol. 1. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1998, pp. 93-96, no. 17, iv/iv.