Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Oil on canvas
H x W: 50.3 x 80.3 cm (19 13/16 x 31 5/8 in)
landscape, night, ocean, beach, United States, American Art, nocturne
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1906 Alfred Chapman (1839-1917), Liverpool, to 1906  From 1906 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Alfred Chapman in 1906  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 2, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, the letter from Charles Lang Freer to Alfred Chapman dated October 13, 1899, in the object file.  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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