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Butterfly with Checkered Wings

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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Butterfly with Checkered Wings

Origin

United States

Date

1898–1899

Medium

Pen and black ink on cream wove card

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, center right, in black ink: "[length notation] page 48 / Audacity"; inscribed verso, center botton, in graphite: "9"; inscribed verso, upper right, in graphite: "oc 4123" (written sideways)

Dimensions

121 × 158 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1933.289

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