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"The Young Tree" c.1886-1887

Royal (1) s. in plate with butterfly; c.r.
(2) s. on tab with butterfly and inscr. in pencil; "imp"
(3) Watermark; a coat of arms topped by fleur de lys CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) PRINT WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) The strong vertical of the young tree is the focus of the picture space in this image. Whistler has used loose, casual lines to describe the foliage of the tree?s leaves. This etching was intended for the projected 'Little London Set'. The etching plate for this work is also in this collection (GLAHA 50345).
Birnie Philip Bequest, 1958.