James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903



Lithotint on heavy wove paper

Image: 6 3/4 × 10 1/4 in. (17.1 × 26 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/2 × 16 1/16 in. (29.2 × 40.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade



Thomas Way and Son, London


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Whistler; signed, in plate, lower right: butterfly device

Exhibition History

James McNeill Whistler: Works from the Dartmouth Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hamsphire, January 9-March 13, 1988.


Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection; to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

T. R. Way, The Lithographs by Whistler, New York, 1914, no. 5. M. Levy, Whistler Lithographs: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonne, London, 1975, nos. 10 and 11. The Art Institute of Chicago in association with The Arie and Ida Crown Memorial, The Lithogra

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