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The Letter (Maud, seated)

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 116
Date: 1873
Medium: drypoint
Size: 140 x 101 mm
Signed: butterfly at left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 5
Known impressions: 8
Catalogues: K.115; M.114; W.100
Impressions taken from this plate  (8)
The Letter (Maud, seated) probably dates from 1873. The butterfly signature is consistent with this date.
Whistler wrote '-73-' on one impression, and the number '3', which might mean it was the third impression printed (Graphic with a link to impression #K1150101).