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The Fan

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 375
Date: 1887/1888
Medium: etching
Size: 135 x 98 mm
Signed: butterfly to left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.345; M.343
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)
The Fan dates from 1887 or early 1888. The pencil butterfly signature on one impression is consistent with these dates (Graphic with a link to impression #K3450103). It was first recorded as sold on 11 February 1888. 1 Other etchings of similar date include Binding the Hair [334] and Model Stooping [362].

1: Whistler to T. McLean, GUW #13018.