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Inscription

center left in plate: Whistler 1861.; lower right in graphite: W.75; lower left corner in graphite by unknown hand: [undeciphered symbol]; lower right edge in graphite by unknown hand: 11140; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: a91572 / a41976; lower center verso in graphite by unknown hand: 64110; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: HNX

Marks and Labels

stamped center verso in brown ink: VR [crown in ellipse (symbol of the South Kensington Museum)]

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
1990
Haden, Whistler, Pennell: Three Master Printmakers in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1990, no. 37, repro
Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 82.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 80, canelled proof. http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk