Bibi Valentin

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 34
Date: 1859
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 152 x 228 mm
Signed: 'Whistler.' at lower left
Inscribed: '1859.' at lower left
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 44
Catalogues: K.50; M.50; T.26; W.28
Impressions taken from this plate  (44)
Bibi Valentin dates from 1859. Whistler dated this portrait '1859' on the copper plate.
It is one of several portraits dating from the same year, including Bibi Lalouette [33], Z. Astruc, Editor of 'L'Artiste' [36], Whistler with a hat [44], C. L. Drouet, Sculptor [35], Fumette standing [59], Fumette's Bent Head [58] and Finette [61].