James Abbott McNeill Whistler
1834 - 1903
ROTHERHITHE (KENNEDY 66; GLASGOW 70)
signed with the butterfly and inscribed imp in pencil (lower right)
etching with drypoint, a fine impression of Kennedy's first state (of three), Glasgow's second state (of six), on greyish laid paper
plate: 27 by 19.9cm.; 10 5/8 by 7 3/4 in.; sheet: 45.5 by 31.6cm.; 17 7/8 by 12 3/8 in.
Executed in 1860, Glasgow cites 118 impressions of this subject.
Ex coll. Edward G. Kennedy, scholar and author of the catalogue raisonné The Etched Work of Whistler (L. 857)