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Blue and Silver: Chopping Channel

Type
Watercolor
Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1893/1897
Medium
Watercolor on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W: 14.1 x 24.2 cm (5 9/16 x 9 1/2 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1899.24a-b

1899
Goupil et Cie, London 1899 [1]

From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Goupil et Cie, London in 1899 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note, Object file. Also see Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 17, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Goupil et Cie
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
ocean, United States
Collection(s) Area
American Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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