Variations in Flesh Colour and Green - The Balcony

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Previous custodian or owner
G. G. Cavafy
H. Wunderlich & Co. (1874 - 1912) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
G.G. Cavafy, purchased from the artist, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) [1]
To 1892
H. Wunderlich & Co., New York to 1892 [2]
From 1892 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co. in 1892 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remarks 3 and 4, S. Hobbs, 1977, in the object record.
[2] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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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1864-1870; additions 1870-1879
Accession Number
F1892.23a-b
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Artist
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Topic
lute
United States
ukiyo-e
American Art
model
balcony
kimono
Origin
United States
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 61.4 × 48.5 cm (24 3/16 × 19 1/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Painting