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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.164
People
James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American (Lowell, MA 1834 - 1903 London, England)
Title
Miss Maud Franklin
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1872-1873
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230341
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
62.7 x 41 cm (24 11/16 x 16 1/8 in.)
framed: 82.2 x 61.6 x 7.6 cm (32 3/8 x 24 1/4 x 3 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: verso, on stretcher, circular, red border: D597
  • label: verso, on stretcher, rectangle with cut corners: 8022 / Whistler
  • inscription: back of frame, impressed: M. Grieve co. / Hand Carved / New York and London
Provenance
Purchased by Thomas Way, Sr., London; 1879, gift; to his son, T. R. Way. Hunt Henderson, New Orleans, bequest; to Tulane University, 1939, sold [through Macdonald Gallery, New York]; to Grenville L. Winthrop, April 1941, bequest; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.164
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Andrew McLaren Young and Margaret F. MacDonald, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, Yale University Press (New Haven, 1980), no. 132, p. 81 in vol. I; reproduced in b/w pl. 96 in vol. II

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 405-06, cat. no. 434, reproduced in b&w, p. 406

Devon Cox, The Street of Wonderful Possibilities: Whistler, Wilde and Sargent in Tite Street, Frances Lincoln Limited (London, 2015), repr. p. 46

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