Goldfish (a fragment)

Maker(s)
Artist: Beatrice Godwin Whistler (1857 - 1896)
Historical period(s)
1860-1896
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 5.2 x 6.7 cm (2 1/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
England
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.317
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Etching

Keywords
England, etching, fish
Provenance

To 1905
Rosalind Birnie-Philip (1873-1958), London, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rosalind Birnie-Philip in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Voucher No. 1, December 1905, 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)

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

Published References
  • Elizabeth Robins Pennell Joseph Pennell. The Life of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vols., London and Philadelphia. p. 268.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum