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The Good Shoe
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James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Ink on paper
H x W: 16.8 x 12 cm (6 5/8 x 4 3/4 in)
Lithograph of a blacksmith shoeing a horse.
Signed with the Butterfly on the bottom of the drawing.
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the artist in 1896 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Whistler List, Lithographs, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Purchase Voucher is dated November 28, 1896.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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