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Fitzroy Square

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 183
Date: 1878/1881
Medium: etching
Size: 127 x 92 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: T. R. Way, 1912
No. of States: 3
Known impressions: 10
Catalogues: K.App.3; 4
Impressions taken from this plate  (10)
Fitzroy Square dates from 1878/1879 or 1880/1881. The butterfly signature is consistent with these dates.
Mansfield was wrong in suggesting that 'The drawing on the plate was done by Whistler, possibly as early as 1886'. 1

1: Mansfield 1909[more] (App. IV).