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

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Former owner
Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Studio (1828 - 1882)
Frederick Richards Leyland (1831 - 1892)
Alexander Reid (1854 - 1928)
Sir William Burrell (1861 - 1958) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
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 Richards 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.
Topic
woman
fan
princess
United States
American Art
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
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 201.5 x 116.1 cm (79 5/16 x 45 11/16 in)
See more items in
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Origin
United States
1863-1865
Type
Painting
Accession Number
F1903.91a-b