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lower left in plate: Whistler / 1861.; on sheet: Only to show you mon cher that I have not forgotten - In a day or two, both these plates / will be ready - there is very little retouching to do -; Do find my notation -; This is a proof I pulled myself at Day's -

Provenance

Lessing Julius Rosenwald [1891-1971], Philadelphia, (Lugt 1760b-c); gift to NGA, 1943.

Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 85.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 82, ii/vi. http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk
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