Red and Blue: Lindsey Houses

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1882-1884
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
H x W: 13.4 x 23.5 cm (5 1/4 x 9 1/4 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.157a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
beach, cloud, United States
Provenance

To 1902
Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934), London, to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Henry Studdy Theobald in 1902 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Purchases from Thoebald, pg. 4, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Purchased in August 1902.

[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)

Henry Studdy Theobald (C.L. Freer source) 1847 - 1934
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Published References
  • Denys Sutton. James McNeill Whistler: Paintings, Etchings, Pastels & Watercolours. London, 1966. pl. 104.
  • Andrew McLaren Young, Margaret F. MacDonald, Robin Spencer. The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler. Studies in British Art 2 vols. New Haven, 1980. .
  • Kenneth Myers. Mr. Whistler's Gallery: Pictures at an 1884 Exhibition. Washington. cat. 16, p. 41.
  • David Park Curry. James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1984. p. 129, pl. 33.
  • Elisabeth Luther Cary. The Works of James McNeill Whistler: A Study., First edition. New York, 1907. cat. 11, p. 156.
  • Tom Prideaux. The World of Whistler, 1834-1903. New York, 1970. p. 180.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum