Gaiety Stage Door

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1879 and 1887
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 12.4 x 19.5 cm (4 7/8 x 7 11/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1888.24
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
city, theater, United States
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]

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Lithographs, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Published References
  • David Park Curry. James McNeill Whistler: Uneasy Pieces. Richmond and New York, 2004. p. 97, fig. 3.39.
  • The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vol., Chicago and New York, 1998. pp. 438-443.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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