An Illustration to The Morning before the Massacre of St. Bartholomew

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1862
Medium
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 23.6 x 14.9 cm (9 5/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.100
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Engraving

Keywords
illustration, interior, United States, weaving, woman
Provenance

Seymour Haden (1818-1910), London [1]

To 1906
H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, NY, to 1906 [2]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co., through Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938), in 1906 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Wood Engravings, pg. 3, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see Curatorial Remarks 1, 2, and 3 in the the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 2.

[4] 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)

Francis Seymour Haden 1818-1910
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
H. Wunderlich & Co. (C.L. Freer source) 1874-1912

Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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