Still life

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1876
Medium
Ink and watercolor wash on cream wove paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22.3 x 17.9 cm (8 3/4 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1898.415
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
still life, United States
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, Drawings, pg. 1, 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

Published References
  • Margaret F. MacDonald. James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours : A Catalogue RaisonnĂ©. New Haven, 1995. .
  • Ruth Fine John Wilmerding. Essays in honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor. Washington. p. 115.
  • David Park Curry. James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1984. p. 172, pl. 83.
  • Linda Merrill. The Peacock Room: A Cultural Biography. Washington and New Haven. p. 175, fig. 4.26.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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