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Inscription

upper left in plate: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171. Paris. Nov. 1858; upper right to center in plate: Douze / Eaux Fortes / d'apres Nature / par / James Whistler; lower center in plate: À / Mon viel Ami Seymour Haden.; upper right margin in black ink: Joseph Sidebotham Esqr / from his friend I.Y.N. / June 24th, 1878; lower right margin in graphite: The Cover for the French Set of Etchings

Provenance

(Frederick Keppel & Co., New York); Julius Garfinckel, Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1938; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1952
Whistler, Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1952
1978
Artists and Their Circles, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1978
Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 25.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 22. http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk