Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Etching on paper
H x W (overall): 20.8 x 30.3 cm (8 3/16 x 11 15/16 in)
water, United States, American Art, city
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer: Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1887 Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York, NY, to 1887  From 1887 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1887  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also, F1887.2 - F1887.27 originally formed a set of twenty-six images purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. on November 11, 1887 (see F1887.2, Curatorial Remark 3, 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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