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Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 112
Date: 1873/1874
Medium: drypoint
Size: 127 x 77 mm
Signed: butterfly at left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'Cancelled Plates', 1879
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 18
Catalogues: K.111; M.110; W.97
Impressions taken from this plate  (18)
Etching: PK111_01 (plate)
Recto, above; verso, below:
Etching: PK111_02 (plate)
The copper plate has the maker's oval stamp: 'HUGHES & KIMBER / MANUFACTURERS / LONDON E.C.' It is the same size as Resting [111]. It was cancelled with a light line across the face and by rubbing down the composition, particularly over the face and at upper left.
The cancelled copper plate was probably among plates bought at Whistler's bankruptcy sale by the Fine Art Society, London. It was published in the set of Cancelled Plates by the F.A.S. in 1879.
The plate was probably among those acquired from Robert Dunthorne (b. ca 1851), by Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), in exchange for lithographs. 7 The plate was given by Miss Philip to the University of Glasgow in 1935.

7: Note by R. Birnie Philip, inserted in the album, Hunterian Art Gallery.