|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||211 x 308 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at lower left (5)|
|Set/Publication:||'Second Venice Set', 1886|
|No. of States:||5|
|Catalogues:||K.201; M.198; W.167|
|Impressions taken from this plate (38)|
The copper plate does not have a maker's stamp. It is close in size to Riva, No. 2 230, The Beggars 190, and San Biagio 237, none of which have maker's stamps. They may have been made for Whistler in Venice. 7
7: Getscher 1970[more].
It was published by Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau with A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (the 'Second Venice Set') in 1886. It was then cancelled with crossed diagonal lines. The plate is now in the Art Institute of Chicago. 8
8: Acc. No. 1933.689.