Signature: In graphite: butterfly monogram and "imp" dating from 1887, on reserved tab; in plate: butterfly monogram
Marking: Unidentified drystamp lower left corner, recto
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 249; Glasgow 257 only state; Mansfield 245
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 245.
Edward Guthrie Kennedy, Royal Cortissoz The Etched Work of Whistler: illustrated by reproductions in collotype of the different states of the plates. The Grolier Club, 1910, cat. no. 249.
Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Joanna Meacock James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné, University of Glasgow on-line website at http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. University of Glasgow, 2012, cat. no. 257 only state.