Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
Title
  • Robert Barr
Date 1894 or 1895
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 15 1/2 × 12 3/4 inches (39.4 × 32.4 cm)
Framed: 24 × 22 × 3 inches (61 × 55.9 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Witenagemote Club
Accession Number 20.42
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W285, Level 2 (see map)
Robert Barr (September 16, 1850-October 21, 1912)
Eva Barr, neé Bennett (wife of the above, whom she married in 1876).
Dealer (London, England);
Kennedy Gallery (New York, New York, USA).
1920, Witenagemote Club (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1920-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sixth Annual Exhibition of American Artists. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1920, no. 167.

Bulletin of the DIA 2, 2 (1920): p. 13 (ill.).

Paintings by American Masters. Exh. cat., Kalamazoo Art Center. Kalamazoo, 1966, p. 10.