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Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)  Search this
Medium:
Oil paint and gold leaf on canvas, leather, mosaic tile, glass, and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 421.6 x 613.4 x 1026.2 cm (166 x 241 1/2 x 404 in)
Type:
Architectural Element
Origin:
United States
Date:
1876-1877
Topic:
peacock  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.61
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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The True Meaning Behind Whistler's Peacock Room

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-05-03T18:53:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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AAHDS Symposium: "Recontextualizing the Peacock Room"

Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-01-06T21:36:52.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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Archives of American Art
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Folder 14 Photographs, Peacock Room at the Freer

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-082, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Photographs
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Photographs
Photographs / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-082-refidd1e516
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01 The Peacock Room Comes to America | Smithsonian Freer | Sackler Galleries

Creator:
Office of the Chief Information Officer  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-12-18T14:25:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
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Photographs of the Peacock Room in Charles Lang Freer's house in Detroit

Collector:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Creator:
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Date:
1908
Scope and Contents:
Twenty one photographic images depicting the Peacock Room in Freer's home in Detroit, take by George R. Swain in Spring of 1908. The collection contains 10 standard size prints; 4 mammoth plate prints; 7 original glass plate negatives. The photographs also display selections from Freer's own extensive ceramics collection.
Arrangement:
Organized in two boxes, for prints and negatives, and one folder for large format prints.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.02.3.3
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 12.02.3.3
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.2: Whistler / 12.2.4: Peacock Room
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3b0bafcde-b2b8-414f-97bf-e7cebc74c6e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3167

The Peacock Room (Freer Gallery of Art), crawled March 30, 2015

Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-216, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Website Records / Electronic Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-216-refidd1e549

Photographs of the Peacock Room at 49 Prince's Gate, London, 1892, (7) [31.c.2]

Collector:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Creator:
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Goupil & Cie  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
7 Albumen prints (each mounted on board)
Container:
Box 264
Type:
Archival materials
Albumen prints
Photographs
Place:
London (England)
Date:
1892
Scope and Contents:
Seven albumen prints prints taken in 1892 by commission of Goupil Gallery director D.C. Thomson. The photographs were taken prior to the sale of 49 Prince's Gate, so furniture and porcelains have been removed. The prints were sent to Charles Freer by Goupil Gallery staff in 1902.
Photographs of the Peacock Room at 49 Prince's Gate, London
Arrangement:
Organized in 1 box.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.02.3.1
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 12.02.3.1
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.2: Whistler / 12.2.4: Peacock Room
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3a104ffe0-efe9-45be-9a41-72cfeb0bfb2a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2316
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Whistler's Peacock Room from Obach & Co. in London

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Sheet
Culture:
Peacock Room  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
London (England)
Date:
May 16, 1904
Scope and Contents:
The purchase invoice of James McNeill Whistler's "Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room" (F1904.61). The purchase also included a self-portrait of Whistler in oil (F1904.62a-b)
Freer collection numbers: F1904.61; F1904.62a-b
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1904.05.05
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1904.05.05
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1904
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32bb98758-ba38-4d25-8172-86844da73042
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3217

Photographs of the Peacock Room at 49 Prince's Gate, London, Obach & Co., 1904, (7) [31.c.2]

Collector:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Creator:
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
7 Prints (Collodion, each mounted on board)
Container:
Box 265
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
London (England)
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents:
Seven collodion prints prints taken by S.B. Bolon & Co. in 1904 by commission of Obach & Co., London. The photographs were taken as the present owner of 49 Prince's Gate sought to sell the room.
Photographs of the Peacock Room at 49 Prince's Gate, London
Arrangement:
Organized in 1 box.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.02.3.2
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 12.02.3.2
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.2: Whistler / 12.2.4: Peacock Room
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3055c4eb5-b394-4c47-be2b-bb4e2c6705df
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2318
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The Peacock Room Comes to America (Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery), crawled December 16, 2013

Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-095, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Website Records / Electronic Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa14-095-refidd1e665

The Princess from the Land of Porcelain (La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine)

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 201.5 x 116.1 cm (79 5/16 x 45 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
United States
Date:
1863-1865
Topic:
woman  Search this
fan  Search this
princess  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.91a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d2b28964-c07d-4f4e-aaf9-9cc9545044f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1903.91a-b
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Baluster-shaped vase

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 29.1 × 23.4 cm (11 7/16 × 9 3/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
go  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Margaret Garber Blue
Accession Number:
F1980.14a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a08c25e1-4b4c-433e-b67b-4f77e846723b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1980.14a-c

Vase

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 47.2 × 20.6 cm (18 9/16 × 8 1/8 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen D. Lally
Accession Number:
F1991.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30cbe0df2-ecc6-4e6c-b82f-af294a924de4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1991.62

Vase, one of a pair with F1992.13.1

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 44.5 × 21.4 cm (17 1/2 × 8 7/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
lotus  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Pierre Durand
Accession Number:
F1992.13.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3cc3a4d02-aa9a-4f8d-9f39-24f3ed2048a1
EDAN-URL:
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Vase

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 42.9 × 17.8 cm (16 7/8 × 7 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1662-1722
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry and Ruth Trubner
Accession Number:
F1993.7.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye320dfac8a-a653-4693-8d61-b1231e5a11c5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.7.2

Vase

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 26.3 × 11.7 cm (10 3/8 × 4 5/8 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
ca. 1700
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Julia Curtis
Accession Number:
F1991.48a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye382e6a140-c796-4630-bb9f-218006786e28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1991.48a-b
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Vase

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 45.7 × 20.3 cm (18 × 8 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
deer  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Pierre Durand
Accession Number:
F1991.51
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3b771bc5f-03f8-4232-bf97-93e7fd7fff29
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1991.51

Vase

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 42.6 × 18.2 cm (16 3/4 × 7 3/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1662-1722
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry and Ruth Trubner
Accession Number:
F1993.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye321412ec8-9baf-4715-b332-06c0ccf06524
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.7.1

Jar with lid

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (assembled): 46.3 × 20.2 cm (18 1/4 × 7 15/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
lion  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
cloud  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Margaret A. Kearney
Accession Number:
F2004.37.2a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a8960ca2-71f5-45c7-b56c-59c5f42ccb27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2004.37.2a-c

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