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)
Bohemians dates from 1901. According to Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), 'This, the last plate etched by Whistler, was done in Corsica in the winter of 1900-1.' Whistler was actually convalescing in Corsica from the end of January to April 1901. 1

1: Kennedy 1910 (cat. no. 442).

Other Corsican subjects include Marchande de Vin, Ajaccio [485], Bohemians [486], Sleeping Child, Ajaccio [488] and Flaming Forge [490].