La Danseuse: A Study of the Nude

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
probably 1891
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16 x 12.4 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1898.413
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
dance, United States, woman
Provenance

To 1898
Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York to 1898 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1898 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Lithographs, pg. 31, 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)

Frederick Keppel and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Label

Whistler lithographs are identified by "C." numbers as described in The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998). This print is C49, only state.

Published References
  • 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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