An early work showing how Whistler used the etching needle and plate like a sketchbook to select and record figure studies, perhaps as a preparation for a more finished composition.


J.H. Hutchinson;BB MacGeorge, sold 1902; Howard Mansfield; Harris G Whittemore; William Sloane-Kinney; Schulman/Bullard, New York.

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