Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
  • Fleur-de-lys Passage
Date 1887
Medium etching and drypoint on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 × 3 1/16 inches (17.8 × 7.8 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, funds from the Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund
Accession Number 2019.102
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Marked, in graphite, reserved tab at left: [Whistler's buffterfly monogram] imp
Joshua H. Hutchinson [ca. 1829-1891].
March 2, 1892, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England), lot 314.
(Robert Dunthorne, London, England).
Howard Mansfield [1849-1938].
[A. A. Hahlo and Co., New York, New York, USA];
1919, purchased by Harris Whittemore, Sr. [1864-1927];
by descent, Harris Whittemore, Jr. [1894-1974] and Roberta Napier Whittemore [1897-1994];
by descent, Robert Napier Whittemore [1921-2010];
by descent, Thyrza S. Whittemore;
consigned to (Susan Schulman Fine Art, Inc., New York, New York, USA);
2019-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)