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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    United States
  • Material

    Etching; ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 22.7 x 15.7 cm (8 15/16 x 6 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
  • Edition/State

  • Provenance

    To 1888
    H. Wunderlich & Co., New York to 1888 [1]
    From 1888 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co. in 1888 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, 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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Young Whistler: Early Prints and the "French Set" (August 28, 2004 to March 13, 2005)
    Whistler Etchings and Copper Plates (May 15, 1968 to February 22, 1971)
    Whistler Etchings and Lithographs (March 23, 1962 to July 4, 1962)
    Untitled Exhibition, Whistler Drawings, Etchings, and Lithographs, 1959 (April 15, 1959 to November 2, 1959)
    Centennial Exhibition, East Corridor (February 25, 1956 to July 10, 1958)
    Untitled Exhibition, Whistler Prints (December 12, 1955 to February 25, 1956)
    Untitled Exhibition, Whistler Etchings, Lithographs, and Drypoint (September 24, 1947 to April 11, 1955)
    Special Exhibition, Whistler Etchings and Lithographs (January 14, 1924 to February 18, 1924)
    American Paintings, Etchings, and Lithographs. J.A.McN. Whistler (May 2, 1923 to January 7, 1924)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    H. Wunderlich & Co. (1874-1912) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    United States
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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