Whistler Asleep

Maker(s)
Artist: Giovanni Boldini (1844-1931)
Historical period(s)
1897
Medium
Drypoint on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 19.8 x 29.5 cm (7 13/16 x 11 5/8 in)
Geography
Italy
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.277
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Drypoint

Keywords
artist, drypoint, Italy, portrait, sleeping
Provenance

To 1906
H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, NY, to 1906 [1]

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

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

Notes:

[1] See Whistler Reserved List, pg. 1, 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
H. Wunderlich & Co. (C.L. Freer source) 1874 - 1912

Published References
  • With Kindest Regards: The Correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler 1890-1903. Washington. p. 119, fig. 32.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum