The Tyresmith

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)
Historical period(s)
1890
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16.5 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.316
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Lithograph

Keywords
child, man, United States, work
Provenance

Possibly from 1890 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), possibly purchased in 1890 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, the purchase details for this object are unknown; however, the print has been placed in the volume 2, number 17, issue of "The Whirlwind" (dated Saturday, October 25, 1890), opposite page 56, where a notice of its publication appears. See also, Original Whistler List, Lithographs, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] 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

Published References
  • Elizabeth Robins Pennell Joseph Pennell. The Life of James McNeill Whistler., new and revised ed. London and Philadelphia. p. 276.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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