|Size:||95 x 132 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at lower right|
|No. of States:||1|
|Impressions taken from this plate (12)|
It was not published.
No exhibitions are known in Whistler's lifetime. However, it was exhibited by H. Wunderlich & Co., New York in 1903, and at the Grolier Club, also in New York, in 1904. 7
SALES & COLLECTORS
Whistler first sold two Dordrecht etchings ('Little Dordrecht' at £3.3.0 and 'Barges Dordrecht' (Barges, Dordrecht 262) at £2.2.0, to Thomas M. McLean (b. ca 1832), in 1886. 8
8: Whistler to McLean, [1 November 1886], GUW #13010.
Early collectors included Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937) and Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971) (); Harry Brisbane Dick (1855-1916) (); Clarence Buckingham (1855-1913) (); and Franco's Gerard Waller (b. 1867) (). Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) bought two, one from Wunderlich's in 1903 () and another from Obach & Co. in 1904 ().