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Butterfly

A work made of graphite on cream board.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of graphite on cream board.

Date:

c. 1890

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Butterfly

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1890–1903

Medium

Graphite on cream board

Inscriptions

Inscribed, recto, upper right, in blue: "O"; inscribed verso, upper right, in graphite: "OC T" (written sideways)

Dimensions

8.1 × 15.9 cm (3 1/4 × 6 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1933.284

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