Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
probably 1891 (only printed posthumously)
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20.7 x 11.7 cm (8 1/8 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1905.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
child, model, United States
Provenance

To 1903
Rosalind Birnie-Philip (1873-1958), London, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), received from Rosalind Birnie-Philip in 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Lithographs, pg. 26, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object was received from Miss Birnie-Philip on December 31, 1903, and was paid for in June 1905.

[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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Rosalind Birnie Philip (C.L. Freer source) 1873-1958

Published References
  • The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vol., Chicago and New York, 1998. .
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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