Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 486
Date: 1901
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 86 x 53 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 3
Known impressions: 5
Catalogues: K.442; M.440
Impressions taken from this plate  (5)


  • Kennedy, Edward G., Catalogue of Etchings by J. McN. Whistler, Compiled by an Amateur. Supplementary to that Compiled by F. Wedmore, New York, 1902 (cat. no. 360) 'Bohemians, Corsica'.
  • Kennedy, Edward G., The Etched Work of Whistler, New York, 1910 (cat. no. 442) 'Bohemians, Corsica'.
  • Mansfield, Howard, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909 (cat. no. 440) 'Bohemians, Corsica'.


  • Etchings and Dry-Points by James McNeill Whistler, The Grolier Club, New York, 1904 (cat. no. 396) 'Bohemians, Corsica'.
  • Oeuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'École des Beaux-Art, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 431) 'Le trou du mur, Ajaccio. - Bohemians (Hole in the Wall , Ajaccio.- Bohemians)'.
  • Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the late James McNeill Whistler, First President of The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, New Gallery, Regent Street, London, 1905 (cat. no. 360) 'Bohemians, Corsica'.

REVIEWS 1855- 1905

  • None.


  • Beretti, Francois, '[Whistler en Corse]' Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Historiques et Naturelles de la Corse, 1978, 99, pp. 43-52.
  • Hopkinson, Martin J., 'Whistler in Corsica,' Print Quarterly, vol. 26, 1, 2009, pp. 66-67.
  • Lochnan, Katharine A., The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1984, pp. 271, 272, 285 (no. 447).
  • MacInnes, Margaret F., 'Whistler's Last Years: Spring 1901 - Algiers and Corsica,' Gazette des Beaux-Arts, vol. 73, 1969, pp. 323-42, p. 335, repr.
  • Rotilly, Jocelyne, 'Napoléon et moi!' James Mcneill [sic] Whistler en Corse 1901, Marseilles, ACFA Editions, 2008.