An original Whistler etching, "Bibi Valentin", created and printed in 1859, state II/II, cat: Kennedy-50. Edition probably fewer than 50, image measures 6 X 8 7/8 inches. Printed on a blue toned laid Japan paper. A very rich impression. Plate signed and dated lower left. One small flaw at the edge on the left side of the image, unobtrusive... (University of Glasgow quote) "The daughter of Valentin (fl. 1859)", posed for Whistler in Paris. This is one of two children's portraits done in 1859, with Bibi Lalouette .