Royal s. in plate with butterfly; c.r. CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) PRINT SPARKS, Nathaniel; (English; 1880-1957) This etching was intended for the projected "Little London Set". This particular impression was printed by Nathaniel Sparks in 1903, after Whistler's death. The etching plate for this work is also in this collection (See GLAHA 50348).
Birnie Philip Bequest 1958.