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Inscription

on verso, at lower right, in graphite: RS 347

Marks and Labels

none

Provenance

Given by the artist to James Cralman, American war correspondent in London; bequeathed by Cralman to Sir James Shannon [1862 - 1923], London; Mrs. C. Lewis Hind, London; (C. S. Millard, 1922); R. A. Walker [1886 - 1959] by 1923; (sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, 8 December 1925, no. 308); (Rosenbach Company, Philadelphia, by 1929); purchased on March 23, 1930, by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], Jenkintown, PA; gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
1921
Inaugural Loan Exhibition of Prints on the opening of the Print Room of the Glasgow Art Gallery, Scotland, 1921.
1923
Loan Exhibition of Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, National Gallery, London, 1923-24, no.21.
1924
Exhibit of Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, Whitworth Institute, Manchester, UK, 1924.
1966
Aubrey Beardsley, Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Gallery of Modern Art and the Huntington Hartford Museum, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1966-68, no. 134.
1995
In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James A. McNeil Whistler. National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1995, 138, fig. 5:14.
2011
The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement, 1860-1900. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. London, 2011, 188, pl. 162 (exhibited in London only).
2020
Aubrey Beardsley, Tate Britain, London; and Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 2020-2021, no. 43, repro.
Bibliography
1983
Wilson, Simon. Beardsley. Oxford, 1983: fig. 32.
2016
Zatlin, Linda Gertner. Aubrey Beardsley: A Catalogue Raisonne. Vol. I. New Haven and London, 2016: no. 314.
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