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The Little Putney

Impression: Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Number: 187
Date: 1879
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 124 x 201 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower right (2-final)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 3
Known impressions: 23
Catalogues: K.180; M.177; W.226
Impressions taken from this plate  (23)


Three states are known.

State 1

Etching: K1800102
There is no signature or inscription.
The composition is complete.

State 2

Etching: K1800203
Signed with a butterfly at lower right.

State 3

Etching: K1800303
Inscribed 'The Little Putney' at lower left, not by Whistler.