Little Court

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1880-1881
  • Geography

    United States
  • Material

    Etching; ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 12.7 x 17.5 cm (5 x 6 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1887.14
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1887.14

Object Details

  • Artist

    James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
  • Provenance

    To 1887
    M. Knoedler & Co., New York. [1]
    From 1887 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from M. Knoedler & Co., New York in 1887. [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer.
    [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Bill of Sale dated November 11, 1887 in the Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. At the time of this sale, M. Knoedler & Co. was located in New York City, later the gallery opened branches in London and Paris. See also Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record.
    [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 of Art.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-garde in Victorian London, 1883 (November 20, 2003 to April 4, 2004)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    M. Knoedler & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    United States
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Print
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