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The Princess from the Land of Porcelain (La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine)
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The Princess from the Land of Porcelain (La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine)

The Princess from the Land of Porcelain (La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine)

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 201.5 x 116.1 cm (79 5/16 x 45 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
United States
Topic:
woman, fan, princess, United States, American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
On View:
Freer: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Date:
1863-1865
Accession Number:
F1903.91a-b
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
Dante Gabriel Rossetti's (1828-1882) studio, London [1] Unidentified collector, purchased from Dante Gabriel Rossetti's studio [2] From at least 1872 to 1892 Frederick R. Leyland (1831-1892), London, purchased from the estate of the unidentified collector, from at least 1872 [3] From 1892 Alexander Reid (1854-1928), Glasgow, purchased at auction, Christie's, London, May 28, 1892, no. 39 [4] From ca. 1894-1895 to 1903 Sir William Burrell (1861-1958), Glasgow, purchased from Alexander Reid ca. 1894-1895 [5] From 1903 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Sir William Burrell in 1903 [6] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [7] Notes: [1] See Curatorial Remark 5, Susan Hobbs, 1977, and Curatorial Remark 11, Lee Glazer, May 25, 2010, in the object record. [2] See note 1. [3] See note 1. [4] See note 1. [5] See Original Whistler List, Paintings, page 10, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [6] Purchased by C.L. Freer on August 20, 1903, as the "The Princess of Porcelain," see notes 1 and 5. [7] 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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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