Portrait of Whistler

Maker(s)
Artist: Mortimer Menpes (United Kingdom, born Australia, 1855-1938)
Historical period(s)
1880s
Medium
Drypoint on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 18.2 x 13.5 cm (7 3/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Geography
United Kingdom
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1908.239
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Drypoint

Keywords
drypoint, portrait, United Kingdom
Provenance

To 1908
Otto H. Bacher (1856-1909), New York, NY, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Otto H. Bacher in 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Whistler Reserved List, R. 7, 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
Otto H. Bacher (C.L. Freer source) 1856-1909

Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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