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Inscription

lower right in plate: Whistler - / 1859 -; lower left edge in graphite by unknown hand: No. 43 Longshoremen; lower right edge in graphite by unknown hand: 4257; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: 917913; lower center verso in graphite by unknown hand: 4257

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

Bibliography
1910
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. New York: Grolier Club, 1910, no. 45.
2012
MacDonald, Margaret, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, A Catalogue Raisonné. Scotland: University of Glasgow, 2012, no. 52, iii/iv. http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk