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The Spanish Balcony: Pigeons

Impression: Whistler Etchings Project
Whistler Etchings Project
Number: 407
Date: 1888
Medium: etching
Size: 241 x 159 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 1
Catalogues: K.-; M.-; T.-; W.-
Impressions taken from this plate  (1)
The Spanish Balcony: Pigeons probably dates from the autumn of 1888. The butterfly signature is of the form used by Whistler after his marriage to Beatrice Whistler (1857-1896) in August 1888. The etching was probably done during their honeymoon in the Loire valley.