Butterfly

A work made of graphite on ivory wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of graphite on ivory wove paper.

Date:

c. 1890

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

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Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Butterfly

Origin

United States

Date

1890–1903

Medium

Graphite on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, upper left, in pen, in an unknown hand: "7"/16" (upside down); inscribed recto, lower right, in graphite: "(illegible) 12" (largely erased); inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "OC 7"

Dimensions

192 x 129 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1933.283

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