Hôtel de Ville, Loches

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1888
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 26.8 x 16.4 cm (10 9/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1889.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Etching

Keywords
architecture, city, etching, United States
Provenance

To 1889
Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York to 1889 [1]

From 1889 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Howard Mansfield in 1889 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, pg. 97, 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)

Howard Mansfield (C.L. Freer source) 1849-1938
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Label

Whistler etchings are identified by "G" numbers as assigned in "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonne," by Margaret F. McDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock (University of Glasgow, 2012), http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. This print is G412 state 2 of 2.

Published References
  • Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonée., 2012. .
  • Howard Mansfield. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Chicago, 1909. .
  • Katharine Lochnan. The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. New Haven and London, 1984. .
  • Edward G. Kennedy. The Etched Work of Whistler: Illustrated by Reproductions in Collotype of the Different States of the Plates. 4 vols., New York, 1910. .
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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