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Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen
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Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen

Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions:
H x W (frame): 50.1 × 68.5 cm (19 3/4 × 26 15/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
United States
Topic:
screen, United States, ukiyo-e, American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
On View:
Freer: South Corridor
Date:
1864
Accession Number:
F1904.75a
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1904 Lord Battersea (Cyril Flower; Baron Battersea) (1843-1907), London, to 1904 [1] From 1904 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lord Battersea, through William Marchant and Co., London, in 1904 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 14, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Purchased in June 1904. See also, Curatorial Remark 3, S. Hobbs, 1977, in the object record). [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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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