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Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1859
Medium
Etching and drypoint on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 15.2 x 22.6 cm (6 x 8 7/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1940.24
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Etching

Keywords
boat, bridge, etching, river, United States, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1940
E.E. West, London. [1]

From 1940
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from E.E. West, London. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

E.E. West

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 G51 state 9 of 9.

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. .
  • Otto H. Bacher. With Whistler in Venice. New York. p. 127 ff.
  • Elizabeth Robins Pennell Joseph Pennell. The Life of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vols., London and Philadelphia. p. 152.
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Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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