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Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1871-1877
Medium
Drypoint on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 27.5 x 18.7 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1893.57
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Print
Type

Drypoint

Keywords
drypoint, portrait, United States
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.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
M. Knoedler & Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Label

Whistler etchings are identified by "G" numbers as assigned in "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné," by Margaret F. McDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock (University of Glasgow, 2012), http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. This print is G108, state not provided.

Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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