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in graphite at lower right on the recto: butterfly; possibly by Whistler at lower right on the recto: 5.


Royal Library, Windsor, (crown symbol, pencil, Lugt 2921h). (H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, stock no. a 41978). Henry Harper Benedict [1844-1935], New York, (Lugt 2936). Lessing Julius Rosenwald [1891-1971], Philadelphia, (Lugt 1760b); gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
Etchings, Lithographs, Original Drawings, and Autograph Letters by James A. McNeill Whistler, The Free Library of Philadelphia, 1931.
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 160.
MacDonald, Margaret F., Grischka Petri, Joanna Meacock.James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné. University of Glasgow on-line website at University of Glasgow, 2012: no. 154 only state.
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