Courtyard, Chelsea Hospital

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Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1888
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 21.4 x 16.4 cm (8 7/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.149
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
architecture, medicine, United States
Provenance

To 1906
Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York, NY, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Howard Mansfield in 1906 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, "Gift from Howard Mansfield" is written on the back of the lithograph in pencil in Mr. Freer's writing. See also, Curatorial Remark 2, G.D.G., 1921, which states: "No record existing of the time of the gift, the object was given a registration number for 1906, the year of the printed Inventory."

[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
Howard Mansfield (C.L. Freer source) 1849 - 1938

Label

Whistler lithographs are identified by "C." numbers as described in The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998). This print is C.28.

Published References
  • The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vol., Chicago and New York, 1998. pp. 438-443.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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