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Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)  Search this
Medium:
Black and white chalk on brown paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 28.2 x 18 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/16 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
United States
Date:
ca. 1870-1875
Previous custodian or owner:
James Staats Forbes (1823 - 1904)
William Marchant & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
James Staats Forbes (1823-1904), London [1]
To 1905
William Marchant & Co., London, to 1905 [2]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from William Marchant & Co. in 1905 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record states: "Label on backing of frame states that this drawing was loaned by the Forbes collection to the Proposed City of Dublin Gallery and exhibited at Royal Hibernian Academy, 1904-5, numbered 259, title: 'A Model of Japan.'"
[2] See Original Whistler List, Drawings, pg. 3, 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:
child  Search this
eating  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.132a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
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See more items in:
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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