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: Swan and Iris

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print state: 1911 print state: 39413

Swan and Iris

Type
Etching
Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1883
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W (overall): 13.3 x 8.1 cm (5 1/4 x 3 3/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1883.1
Label
Whistler etchings are identified by "K" numbers as assigned in Edward Kennedy's catalogue, The Etched Work of Whistler, (New York: Grolier Club, 1910; and subsequent editions). This print is K241; second state of two.

From 1883 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified source in 1883 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] 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.

[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.

Former owner
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Keyword(s)
iris, swan, United States
Collection(s) Area
American Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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