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Gypsy Baby

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 373
Date: 1887/1888
Medium: etching
Size: 100 x 68 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 3
Catalogues: K.339; M.337
Impressions taken from this plate  (3)
Gypsy Baby dates from late 1887 or early 1888. The butterfly signature etched on the copper plate is consistent with this date.
Etching: c_K339_08

It was first sold by Whistler in February 1888. 1

Etchings of this period include The Little Cloak 370, Resting by the Stove 372, The Fan 375, Baby Pettigrew 374, and The Japanese Dress 371,

1: Whistler to T. McLean, [11 February 1888], GUW #13018.