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Sketches including a head and a hat

Impression: Whistler Etchings Project
Whistler Etchings Project
Number: 440
Date: 1888/1889
Medium: unbitten; drawn through the ground with an etching needle
Size: 64 x 45 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 1
Catalogues: K.-; M.-; T.-; W.-
Impressions taken from this plate  (1)
Sketches including a head and a hat probably date from 1888/1889. The neat butterfly signature appears to date from after Whistler's marriage to Beatrice Whistler (1857-1896) in August 1888. The plate is close in size and subject to another copper plate of a roughly similar date, Black Eagle 439.