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The Dray Horse

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 292
Date: 1887
Medium: etching
Size: 84 x 52 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.247; M.436
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)
The Dray-Horse dates from 1886 or 1887. It was first recorded as sold on 17 May 1887. 1

1: Whistler to T. McLean, GUW #13011.

According to Mansfield, 'Mr Pennell says that this was etched at St. Germain, in 1893.' 2 Joseph Pennell (1860-1926) may have known the site but was completely wrong about the date.

2: Mansfield 1909[more] (cat. no. 436).