James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Etching on paper
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 10 5/8 x 6 1/2 in. (27 x 16.5 cm)
Pro patria watermark in paper
Butterfly monogram etched at right center of plate and signed in graphite with "imp." on tab at lower left
On verso, inscription in graphite at lower right, partially covered by current hinge: "1st state / only proof / [butterfly monogram]" in Whistler's hand; and at lower left, "[c]622"
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Frank L. Babbott, Jr.
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