Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
  • The Two Doorways
Date 1879 - 1880
Medium etching and drypoint on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 7/8 × 11 5/8 inches (20 × 29.5 cm)
Sheet: 8 3/16 × 11 5/8 inches (20.8 × 29.5 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, funds from Nena Cunningham Dahling in honor of Mary M. Roby
Accession Number 2019.101
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Marked, in graphite, reserved tab at left: [Whistler's buffterfly monogram] imp
Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge [1845-1924] (Glasgow, Scotland).
by 1902, (H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA).
by 1910, Henry L. Quick [ca. 1805-1916] (Brooklyn, New York, USA).
(A. A. Hahlo and Co., New York, New York, USA).
Harris Whittemore, Sr. [1864-1927];
by descent, Harris Whittemore, Jr. [1894-1974] and Roberta Napier Whittemore [1897-1994];
by descent, Rober Napier Whittemore [1921-2010];
by descent, Thyrza S. Whittemore;
consigned to (Susan Schulman Fine Art, Inc., New York, New York, USA);
2019-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)