|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||127 x 204 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at left|
|Set/Publication:||'Second Venice Set', 1886|
|No. of States:||4|
|Catalogues:||K.215; M.212; W.185|
|Impressions taken from this plate (32)|
Whistler delivered in all 1093 prints and was paid £2.10.6 for printing each dozen prints. 13
13: Dowdeswell to Whistler, invoice 16 July 1887, GUW #00891.
"Pushing a single artistic principle to the verge of affectation." - Sidney Colvin.' 14
16: 'Fine Art', Mr Whistler's Exhibition', Bazaar, 28 February 1883 (GUL PC6/43).
After Whistler's death, impressions were exhibited at the Grolier Club in New York in 1904, and in the Memorial Exhibitions in Boston (lent by Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)) in 1904, and in London and Paris in 1905. 20
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21: GUW #13643.