Subject matter Whistler's model Maud Franklin is seen here reading. This lithograph was included in the portfolio "Notes", printed 1887 although the work was drawn in 1879.
Physical Description A seated woman in a long dress and hat sits in profie reading. Her body is positioned looking towards the left. Behind the figure is broad diagonal hatching lines that create a sense of space while leaving the specific setting undescribed. At the lower right is a "butterfly" signature of the artist.
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