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Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1879-1880
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20.8 x 30.2 cm (8 3/16 x 11 7/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.18
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Etching

Keywords
boat, etching, landscape, United States
Provenance

To 1904
Otto H. Bacher (1856-1909), New York, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Otto H. Bacher in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also, an undated folder sheet note states: "Otto H. Bacher's stamp, in red, on face of print" (see Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record).

[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
Otto H. Bacher (C.L. Freer source) 1856 - 1909

Label

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 G214 state 2 of 5.

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. .
  • Howard Mansfield. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Chicago, 1909. .
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Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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