|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||227 x 151 mm|
|Signed:||'Whistler.' at lower right|
|Inscribed:||'1859.' at lower right|
|No. of States:||2|
|Catalogues:||K.51; M.51; T.30; W.30|
|Impressions taken from this plate (69)|
Bibi Lalouette is signed and dated '1859' on the copper plate.
Whistler made a number of portraits in Paris in 1859 including Bibi Valentin , Z. Astruc, Editor of 'L'Artiste' , Whistler with a hat , C. L. Drouet, Sculptor , Fumette standing , Fumette's Bent Head  and Finette . Of these Bibi Valentin is the most closely related in subject, scale and technique.