Amsterdam, from the Tolhuis

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1863
Medium
Etching and drypoint on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13.3 x 21 cm (5 1/4 x 8 1/4 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.235
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Etching

Keywords
boat, city, etching, river, United States
Provenance

To 1906
Obach & Co., London, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1906 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See List of Whistler Purchases Since Making Up the Smithsonian Inventory, pg. 2, 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)

Obach & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Label

Whistler etchings are identified by "G" numbers as assigned in "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonne," by Margaret F. McDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock (University of Glasgow, 2012), http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. This print is G99 state 6 of 8.

Published References
  • Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonĂ©e., 2012. .
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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