Portrait of Whistler

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Former owner
Seymour Haden (1818 - 1910)
H. Wunderlich & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
Seymour Haden (1818-1910), London [1]
To 1898
H. Wunderlich & Co., New York to 1898 [2]
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co., through Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938), in November 1898 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See Voucher No. 20, November 1898, 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.
Topic
portrait
self portrait
United States
American Art
etching
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Artist
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 5.2 x 5.9 cm (2 1/16 x 2 5/16 in)
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
United States
ca. 1857
Type
Print
Accession Number
F1898.209