Description Plaquette commemorating the collective exhibition of Whistler's works in Boston, London and Paris, 1905. The obverse shows Whistler at three-quarter length facing left, with a butterfly device. The reverse is inscribed with the quote "MESSIEURS LES ENNEMIS!" with a peacock and second butterfly. This plaque was exhibited at the Grolier Club in 1907.
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- A Baltimorean in Paris: George A. Lucas, 1860-1909. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1904, by purchase [from the St. Louis World's Fair]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] V.D. BRENNER; [Inscribed] Obverse: JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER / PAINTER ETCHER / AVTHOR Reverse: "MESSIEURS LES ENNEMIS!" [Stamped] On edge: Cornucopia of Paris Mint
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters (St. Louis World's Fair, 1904)
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