on tab: (butterfly) imp; lower right on the verso: 2nd Proof. 1st State ('2' written over '3', 'nd' and 'st' superscript, 'st' underlined)
Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by W. H. Bustin, Jr., 1910. Bought December 22, 1937 by Lessing Julius Rosenwald [1891-1971], Philadelphia; gift to National Gallery of Art, 1943.
Associated NamesRosenwald, Lessing Julius
- Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 371, i/ii.
- 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. 387, state i/ii.