James Abbott McNeill Whistler
1834 - 1903
THE EMBROIDERED CURTAIN (KENNEDY 410; GLASGOW 451)
signed with the butterfly and inscribed imp in pencil (on the tab at lower left)
etching printed in dark brown, printing with warm, selectively wiped plate tone, a proof impression between Kennedy's fifth and sixth states (of seven), Glasgow's seventh state (of ten), on laid paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark (S. S. T. 295)
sheet: 23.8 by 15.9cm.; 9 3/8 by 6 1/4 in.
Executed in 1889, there was no published edition of this work, Glasgow cites 27 impressions.