Blue and Silver—The Islands, Venice

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Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1879-1880
Medium
Pastel on brown paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9.4 x 28.5 cm (3 11/16 x 11 1/4 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.215a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
boat, United States
Provenance

To 1905
Mr. Scroones, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Mr. Scroones, through William Marchant & Co., in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 28, 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Mr. Scroones (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • David Park Curry. James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1984. p.267, pl. 261.
  • Kenneth Myers. Mr. Whistler's Gallery: Pictures at an 1884 Exhibition. Washington. cat. 1, p. 28.
  • Margaret F. MacDonald. James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours : A Catalogue RaisonnĂ©. New Haven, 1995. .
  • Robert H. Getscher. Whistler and Venice. Ann Arbor. pl. 20.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum