The Smith, Passage du Dragon

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Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1894
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 24.7 x 15.2 cm (9 3/4 x 6 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1912.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
dragon, United States
Provenance

To 1912
Kennedy and Company, New York to 1912 [1]

From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kennedy and Company in 1912 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See List of Whistler Purchases since Making up the Smithsonian Inventory, 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
Edward G. Kennedy (C.L. Freer source) 1849 - 1932

Label

Whistler lithographs are identifid by "C" numbers as described in The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998). This is print C103, first state of three.

Published References
  • The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vol., Chicago and New York, 1998. pp. 438-443.
  • Katharine Lochnan. The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. New Haven and London, 1984. p. 272.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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