Butterfly

A work made of pen and black ink on cream wove card.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pen and black ink on cream wove card.

Date:

1898/99

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

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Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Butterfly

Origin

United States

Date

1898–1899

Medium

Pen and black ink on cream wove card

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, right, in brown ink, in Whistler's hand: "(illegible, crossed out) page 12-"; inscribed recto, right, in brown ink, in an unknown hand: "[length notation] This size in width"; inscribed recto, lower right, in brown ink: [length notation, crossed out]; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "a58640 / axx-"; inscribed verso, bottom center, in graphite: "7"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "a123"

Dimensions

208 x 146 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1933.285

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