Flower Market: Dieppe

Women, one holding an umbrella, inspect market stalls before shop fronts with awnings; unsigned.

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Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)
Historical period(s)
1885
Medium
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 12.8 x 21 cm (5 1/16 x 8 1/4 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.171a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Watercolor

Keywords
commerce, United States
Provenance

To 1907
Obach & Co., London, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1907 [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. 4, 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
Obach & Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Description

Women, one holding an umbrella, inspect market stalls before shop fronts with awnings; unsigned.

Published References
  • John Walker. James McNeill Whistler. Library of American Art (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.) New York. pl. 91.
  • Margaret F. MacDonald. James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours : A Catalogue RaisonnĂ©. New Haven, 1995. .
  • Burns A. Stubbs Freer Gallery of Art. Paintings, pastels, drawings, prints, and copper plates by and attributed to American and European artists, together with a list of original Whistleriana in the Freer Gallery of Art. Occasional Papers Series 1, Washington, D.C. p. 19.
  • David Park Curry. James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1984. p. 194, pl. 122.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum