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Inscription

on plate: (butterfly); on tab: (butterfly) imp; by later hands from lower left to lower center on the verso: "Fish Shop. Busy Chelsea". Rare 1st State. (the 'st' superscript); lower right on the verso: (D0 773) 12oo-

Provenance

Lessing Julius Rosenwald [1891-1971], Philadelphia, (Lugt 1760b); gift to National Gallery of Art, 1943.  

Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 264, i/ii.
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. 267, state i/ii.
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