Artist: Sir Leslie M. Ward (1851-1922)
Historical period(s)
Ink on paper
H x W: 40 x 27.5 cm (15 3/4 x 10 13/16 in)
England, London
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view



To 1893
H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, NY, to 1893 [1]

From 1893 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co. in 1893 [2]

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


[1] According to Linda Merrill, November 12, 1993. See Correspondence, Freer to Wunderlich, October 5, 1893, LB 1:687, 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. In January 1993, this item was discovered in the Freer Gallery of Art Archives and transferred to the Freer Study Collection per request of L. Merrill.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
H. Wunderlich & Co. (C.L. Freer source) 1874-1912

Published References
  • The Charles Lang Freer Papers, Reserved List of Whistleriana. no. 9, list 5818. .
  • Albert Gallatin. Portraits of Whistler: A Critical Study and an Iconography. New York. cat. 242.
  • Men of the Day, No. CLXX: Mr. James Abbott McNeill Whistler. London, 12 January 1878. pp. 24-25.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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