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r: "Butterfly" v: "Butterfly" c.1890 -1899

Royal None CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) This butterfly was probably drawn to be published by William Heinemann in "The Gentle Art of Making Enemies" or "The Baronet and the Butterfly", but never used. For further butterfly studies see MACDONALD, Margaret F, "James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné", Yale University Press, (1238-1266).…