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profile: Blue and Emerald—Coal Mine

Blue and Emerald—Coal Mine

Type
Oil painting
Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
1883 or 1884
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimension(s)
H x W (image): 8.8 x 14.9 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1902.153a-b
Label
Another of the tiny three-by-five inch oils, Black and Emerald: Coal Mine was probably painted in St. Ives.

To 1902
Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934), London, to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Henry Studdy Theobald, London, in August 1902 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder note sheet, Object file. See also Original Whistler List, Purchases from Theobald, pg. 3, 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
Henry Studdy Theobald (C.L. Freer source) (1847 - 1934)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
landscape, United States
Collection(s) Area
American Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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