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The Fan

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 375
Date: 1887/1888
Medium: etching
Size: 135 x 98 mm
Signed: butterfly to left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.345; M.343
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)
The Fan dates from 1887 or early 1888. The pencil butterfly signature on one impression is consistent with these dates (). It was first recorded as sold on 11 February 1888. 1 Other etchings of similar date include Binding the Hair 334 and Model Stooping 362.

1: Whistler to T. McLean, GUW #13018.