Giacomelli Collection 
Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York to 1889 
From 1889 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1889 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 An inscription on the back of the print, in pencil, in Charles Lang Freer's handwriting, states: "From the Giacomelli Collection" (see Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record).
 See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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.
- Previous Owner(s)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Frederick Keppel and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Whistler etchings are identified by "G" numbers as assigned in "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonne," by Margaret F. McDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock (University of Glasgow, 2012), http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. This print is G18 state 2 of 4.
- Published References
- Edward G. Kennedy. The Etched Work of Whistler: Illustrated by Reproductions in Collotype of the Different States of the Plates. 4 vols., New York, 1910. .
- Katharine Lochnan. The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. New Haven and London, 1984. .
- Daniel E. Sutherland. Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake. .
- Collection Area(s)
- American Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum