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The Riva, No. 2

Type
Etching
Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1879-1880
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W: 20.7 x 30.3 cm (8 1/8 x 11 15/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1905.6
Label
Whistler etchings are identified by "G" numbers as assigned in "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonne," by Margaret F. McDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock (University of Glasgow, 2012), http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. This print is G230 state 1 of 1.

To 1905
Obach & Co., London, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1905 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Voucher No. 22, January 1905, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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.

Former owner
Obach & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Keyword(s)
architecture, boat, city, commerce, etching, United States
Collection(s) Area
American Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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