River Landscape

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1866-1878
Medium
Pencil on wooden board
Dimensions
H x W: 19.8 x 30 cm (7 13/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.278
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
landscape, river, United States
Provenance

To 1902
Obach & Co., London, to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1902 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Paintings, Etc, Transferred to Smithsonian Institution, January 3, 1921, pg. 1, as well as Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 23, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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)

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

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

Copyright with museum