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Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 111
Date: 1873/1874
Medium: drypoint
Size: 127 x 77 mm
Signed: no
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.119; M.119; W.105
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)


It is in drypoint. The sole extant impression is printed with some burr in black ink. The shading immediately behind the figure is richly inked, and that further out, more lightly drawn and inked ().


Only one impression () is known before cancellation. It was printed in black ink with light tone enhancing the shadows, on ivory laid paper taken from a book, with a countermark, possibly 'PD' - and with an old Latin inscription in pen on the verso.
The cancelled impression, which is also in black ink, but on a cream wove paper, printed with very little tone, may have been taken after the plate was sold at Whistler's bankruptcy and bought by the Fine Art Society ().