Skip to Content
Inscription

on tab: [butterfly imp.]; by later hands, ower right on the verso: 1093 / EO

Provenance

(H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, stock no. a 21878). (Charles Sessler), Philadelphia; purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald, Jenkintown, PA, 1930 (Lugt 1760b); gift to NGA, 1943.





Exhibition History
1982
Lessing J. Rosenwald: Tribute to a Collector, NGA, 1982, no. 85, repro.
1994
James McNeill Whistler, Tate Gallery, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994-1995, no. 122.
2004
"Turner, Whistler, Monet", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Tate Britain, London, 2004-2005, no. 104.
2016
Three Centuries of American Prints: from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Gallery in Prague, Prague 1; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 2016 - 2017, no. 39.
Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 184, iv/v.
1982
Fine, Ruth E. Lessing J. Rosenwald: Tribute to a Collector. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1982, no 85.
1994
James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. Tate Gallery, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994-1995: no. 122.
1996
Hults, Linda C. The Print in the Western World. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996, 567; fig. 9.55, 570.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret F., Grischka Petri, Joanna Meacock.James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné. University of Glasgow on-line website at http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. University of Glasgow, 2012: no. 222, state ixl/ix.
2016
National Gallery of Art. Highlights from the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Washington, 2016: 240, repro.
Related Content