A Symphony

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Maker(s)
Artist: Sir Leslie M. Ward (1851-1922)
Historical period(s)
1878
Medium
Color lithograph
Dimensions
H x W: 40 x 27.5 cm (15 3/4 x 10 13/16 in)
Geography
England, London
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
FSC-GR-621
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
England
Provenance

To 1893
H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, NY, to 1893 [1]

From 1893 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co. in 1893 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] According to Linda Merrill, November 12, 1993. See Correspondence, Freer to Wunderlich, October 5, 1893, LB 1:687, 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. In January 1993, this item was discovered in the Freer Gallery of Art Archives and transferred to the Freer Study Collection per request of L. Merrill.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
H. Wunderlich & Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Albert Gallatin. Portraits of Whistler: A Critical Study and an Iconography. New York. cat. 242.
  • Men of the Day, No. CLXX: Mr. James Abbott McNeill Whistler. London, 12 January 1878. pp. 24-25.
  • Reserved List of Whistleriana. Charles Lang Freer Papers, no. 9, list 5818. .
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum