Merton Villa, Chelsea
|Size:||153 x 230 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at left|
|Inscribed:||'to Trix - / Merton Villa / Chelsea' at lower left|
|No. of States:||1|
|Impressions taken from this plate (2)|
Merton Villa, Chelsea probably dates from the spring of 1888. The butterfly signature is consistent with this date. It was first recorded as sold on 29 June 1888. 1 It was dedicated to 'Trix', Whistler's wife-to-be, Beatrice Whistler (1857-1896); they were married in August 1888.
1: Whistler to Wunderlich's, GUW #13052.