Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Oil on wood panel
H x W (frame): 50.1 × 68.5 cm (19 3/4 × 26 15/16 in)
screen, United States, ukiyo-e, American Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer: South Corridor
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1904 Lord Battersea (Cyril Flower; Baron Battersea) (1843-1907), London, to 1904  From 1904 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lord Battersea, through William Marchant and Co., London, in 1904  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  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).  See note 1.  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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