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lower right in plate: [the artist's butterfly]; lower left in graphite: [the artist's butterfly] imp; lower left on the verso: For Alexander - / [butterfly] chosen - / very fine proof; by later hand lower right on the verso: Little Lagoon; lower centre on the verso: s / c; lower centre on the verso: FHX WXØ


Probably sold to W.C. Alexander. Collection of Mr. James Watson Webb [1884-1960] and Mrs. Electra Havemeyer Webb [1888-1960], Los Angeles and Vermont; gift to NGA 1942.


Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 186.
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 216, iii/vi.

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