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Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)  Search this
Medium:
Drypoint; ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.7 x 15.3 cm (8 15/16 x 6 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1863
Provenance:
To 1893
M. Knoedler & Co., New York to 1893 [1]
From 1893 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from M. Knoedler & Co., New York, in March of 1893 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See List of Whistler Objects transferred to Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This print is part of a set that was purchased from Knoedler and Co. in March of 1893. The set was kept in the Reserve Section until January of 1921, when it was transferred to the Smithsonian Institution and each print given a registration number for that year (see Curatorial Remark 1, G. D. Guest, 1921, in the object package). See also, Accession List, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
M. Knoedler & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
cancelled plate  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1893.71
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e69e4852-74c3-4d98-8681-e9e60ed6ecf0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1893.71