|Size:||127 x 92 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at lower left|
|Set/Publication:||T. R. Way, 1912|
|No. of States:||3|
|Catalogues:||K.App.3; M.app. 4|
|Impressions taken from this plate (10)|
Whistler drew the scene on the copper plate with an etching needle, but the acid-resistant ground was deficient in some way, and he did not etch it. The plate was kept by Thomas Way (1837-1915), and bitten successfully by Francis Short (1857-1945) after Whistler's death. 7
7: Mansfield 1909[more] (App. IV).
The plate was cancelled with a single line from the upper left corner to the lower right corner. It is now in the Art Institute of Chicago. 8
8: Acc. No. 1933.667.