|Size:||155 x 230 mm|
|Set/Publication:||'Cancelled Plates', 1879|
|No. of States:||4|
|Catalogues:||K.144; M.142; W.119|
|Impressions taken from this plate (21)|
After Whistler's death, first and second states were shown in the comprehensive show at the Grolier Club in New York in 1904. Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934) lent an impression to the Whistler Memorial Exhibition in London in 1905. 12 Unfortunately these have not been identified.
SALES & COLLECTORS
The only surviving impression of the first state is said to have come from the collection of Francis Seymour Haden, Sr (1818-1910) and was sold through H. Wunderlich & Co. to Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) in 1898 ().
15: 12 February 1880, GUW #06080; annotated sale catalogue, British Library.
16: Wedmore 1899 (cat. no. 119).
17: Sotheby's, London, 13 December 1889 (lot 787 or 789).