Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen

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Former owner
Cyril Flower (1843 - 1907) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1904
Cyril Flower (1843-1907), London, to 1904 [1]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Cyril Flower, through William Marchant and Co., London, in 1904 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 14, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Purchased in June 1904. See also, Curatorial Remark 3, S. Hobbs, 1977, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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
screen
United States
ukiyo-e
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 wood panel
Dimensions
H x W (frame): 50.1 × 68.5 cm (19 3/4 × 26 15/16 in)
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
United States
1864
Type
Painting
Accession Number
F1904.75a