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Catalog Data

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)  Search this
Medium:
Chalk and pastel on brown paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 28 x 18.5 cm (11 x 7 5/16 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
United States
Date:
ca. 1871/1874
Previous custodian or owner:
Constantine Alexander Ionides (1833 - 1900)
Samura collection
Obach & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
Constantine Ionides and Samura Collections [1]
To 1902
Obach & Co., London, to 1902 [2]
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1902 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to a note from Original Whistler List (see Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record). Constantine Ionides was identifed as the source of the Ionides collection on August 18, 2016.
[2] See Original Whistler List, Paintings, Etc, Transferred to Smithsonian Institution, January 3, 1921, pg. 1, as well as Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 23, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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.
Topic:
woman  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
nude  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.276a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
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