Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Etching on paper
H x W (overall): 13.3 x 8.1 cm (5 1/4 x 3 3/16 in)
swan, iris, United States, American Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
From 1883 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified source in 1883  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  According to the Accession List, Collections Management Office, there is no purchase record for this object. See also, Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.  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.
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