James McNeill Whistler American: 1834–1903 The Toilet 1878 Lithotint. Second state. Signed with a butterfly The Whistler Estate, presented by Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1935
The grainy texture of the lithographic crayon used in the shadows contrasts with the fluid application of diluted ink on the right. The model is Whistler's long-term mistress, Maud Franklin.