Variations in Flesh Colour and Green - The Balcony
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Oil on wood panel
H x W (frame): 94.2 × 82 cm (37 1/16 × 32 5/16 in)
lute, United States, ukiyo-e, American Art, model, balcony, kimono
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer: South Corridor
1864-1870; additions 1870-1879
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
G.G. Cavafy, purchased from the artist, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)  To 1892 H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, NY, to 1892  From 1892 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co. in 1892  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Curatorial Remarks 3 and 4, S. Hobbs, 1977, in the object record.  See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.  See note 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.
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