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Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)  Search this
Oil on wood panel
H x W: 91.5 x 122.1 cm (36 x 48 1/16 in)
United States
Previous custodian or owner:
N. E. Montross (1849 - 1932)
William T. Evans (American, born Ireland, 1843 - 1918)
American Art Association (established 1883) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
N. E. Montross, 1849-1932, New York, purchased from the artist [1]
From at least 1905 to 1913
William T. Evans (1843-1918), New York and New Jersey, purchased from Montross Galleries, from at least 1905 [2]
From 1913 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the William T. Evans sale, American Art Association, March 31 and April 1-2, 1913, no. 141 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
[1] See Curatorial Remark 3, Linda Merrill, March 29, 1993, in the object record.
[2] See note 1. See also, Dana H. Carroll and William Thomas Evans, New York, Illustrated Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings Formed by the Widely Known Amateur William T. Evans, sale cat. (New York, NY: American Art Association, March 31-April 1 and 2, 1913), no. 141.
[3] See notes 1 and 2. See also, List of American Paintings Other than by Whistler, A, pg. 10, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[4] 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.
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 10: Dewing’s Poetic World
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery