Annie

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1857-1858
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 11.7 x 7.9 cm (4 5/8 x 3 1/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1892.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Etching

Keywords
child, etching, portrait, United States
Provenance

Sir William Drake (1817 - 1890), London [1]

Seymour Haden (1818 - 1910), London [2]

Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (circa 1829 - 1891), London [3]

To 1892
Frederick Keppel and Co., New York to 1892 [4]

From 1892 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co., New York, in 1892 [5]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [6]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remarks 1 and 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] A note in the Accession List states: "From F. Keppel Co., N.Y., Hutchinson Coll." (see Accession List, Collections Managament Office).

[4] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, note 3.

[5] See note 4.

[6] 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)

Frederick Keppel and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Sir William Drake 1817-1890
Francis Seymour Haden 1818-1910
Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson ca. 1829-1891
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Label

Whistler etchings are identified by "G" numbers as assigned in "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonn&‌eacute;," by Margaret F. McDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock (University of Glasgow, 2012), http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. This print is G7 state 6 of 7. 

Published References
  • Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonée., 2012. .
  • 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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