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Charles Lang Freer selected papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Bacher, Otto H. (Otto Henry), 1856-1909  Search this
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Bing, Siegfried, 1838-1905  Search this
Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943  Search this
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931  Search this
Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien, 1860-  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lady, 1857-1911  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lord, 1853-1895  Search this
Canfield, Richard A. (Richard Albert), 1855-1914  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Churchill, Alfred Vance, 1864-1949  Search this
Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938  Search this
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley), 1857-1922  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908  Search this
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene), 1881-1952  Search this
Gellatly, John, 1853-1931  Search this
Gookin, Frederick William  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944  Search this
Hecker, Frank J. (Frank Joseph), 1846-1927  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran, 1868-1951  Search this
Laufer, Berthold, 1874-1934  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio, 1867-1940  Search this
McCormick, Frederick, 1870-  Search this
Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970  Search this
Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959  Search this
Moore, Charles, 1855-1942  Search this
Nomura, Yozo  Search this
Philip, Rosalind Birnie, 1873-1958  Search this
Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933  Search this
Reid, Alexander  Search this
Rhoades, Katharine N., 1885-1965  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927  Search this
Warring, Joseph Stephens, 1863?-1944  Search this
Way, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert), 1861-1913  Search this
Whistler, Beatrix Philip Godwin, d. 1896  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Wong, K. T.  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Extent:
34 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1876-1931
Scope and Contents:
Papers concerning Freer's art collecting activities, including correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs. In addition to Freer's own correspondence, the papers include correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler and of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, correspondence of Freer's assistant Katharine Nash Rhoades, and correspondence regarding Freer's bequest to the Smithsonian Institution.
Correspondence, ca. 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; 30 v. of letterpress books containing copies of letters sent, 1892-1910; correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler, and his wife Beatrix, 186?-1909, with Lady Colin Campbell, Thomas R. Way, Alexander Reid, Whistler' mother, Mrs. George W. Whistler, and others; correspondence of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, 1904-1913, regarding works in Canfield's collection; and correspondence of Freer's assistant, Katharine Nash Rhoades, 1920-1921, soliciting Freer letters and regarding the settlement of his estate.
Also included are twenty-nine pocket diaries, 1889-1890, 1892-1898, 1900-1919, recording daily activities, people and places visited, observations, and comments; a diary kept by Freer's caretaker, Joseph Stephens Warring, recording daily activities at Freer's Detroit home, 1907-1910;
Inventories, n.d. and 1901-1921, of American, European, and Asian art in Freer's collection, often including provenance information; vouchers, 1884-1919, documenting his purchases; five volumes of scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeill Whistler, 1888-1931, labeled "Various," "Peacock Room," "Death, etc.," "Paris, etc.," and "Boston...London" ; three volumes of newsclippings, 1900-1930, concerning Freer and the opening of the Freer Gallery of Art;
correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1916; and photographs, ca. 1880-1930, of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, 1930; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenellosa, Katharine Rhoades taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Rosalind B. Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott H. Thayer, Dwight Tryon, and Whistler; and photographs relating to Whistler, including art works depicting him, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, the Peacock Room, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Among Freer's correspondents are: Otto Bacher, Bernard Berenson, Siegfried Bing, Laurence Binyon, W.K. Bixby, Sigisbert Chretien Bosch-Reitz, Charles H. Caffin, Colin Campbell, Richard Canfield, William Merritt Chase, Frederick Stuart Church, Alfred Vance Churchill, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Arthur Wesley Dow, Ernest Fenollosa, Albert Gallatin, John Gellatly, Frederick W. Gookin, Sadakichi Hartmann, Frank J. Hecker, Dikran Kelekian, M. Knoedler & Co., Berthold Laufer, Lien Hui Ching Collection, W.A. Livingstone, Frederick McCormick, Bunkio Matsuki, Gari Melchers, Agnes Meyer, Eugene Meyer, Charles Moore, Yozo Nomura, Rosalind Birnie Philip, Charles A. Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Stephens Warring, Thomas Way, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Dwight W. Tryon, Charles Walcott of the Smithsonian Institution, Beatrix Whistler, James McNeill Whistler, K.T. Wong, Yamanaka & Co., and Seaouke Yue.
Arrangement:
All correspondence except letterpress books: arranged alphabetically by correspondent; letterpress books are chonological.
Biographical / Historical:
Art collector; Detroit, Michigan. Collected Asian, American, and European art, including a large collection of works by James McNeill Whistler. Founded the Freer Gallery of Art, which is now part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Selected for microfilming from the Charles Lang Freer papers at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Microfilmed 1992 by the Archives of American Art with funding provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Fellowships and Grants Research Resources Program. Portions of the correspondence and the letterpress books were previously filmed by the Freer in the 1970 (AAA reels 77, 453-456, and 1217-1232); those reels have been replaced by this microfilming project. See Finding Aid for information on papers not selected for microfilming.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.freechar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw975f501e2-91f7-48f7-82dc-03482afd00c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-freechar

Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill  Search this
Bacher, Otto H. (Otto Henry)  Search this
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
Bing, Siegfried  Search this
Binyon, Laurence  Search this
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney)  Search this
Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lord  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lady  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart)  Search this
Churchill, Alfred Vance  Search this
Canfield, Richard A. (Richard Albert)  Search this
Coburn, Alvin Langdon  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer  Search this
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley)  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco  Search this
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene)  Search this
Gellatly, John  Search this
Gookin, Frederick William  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi  Search this
Hecker, Frank J. (Frank Joseph)  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran  Search this
Laufer, Berthold  Search this
McCormick, Frederick  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio  Search this
Melchers, Gari  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst  Search this
Meyer, Eugene  Search this
Moore, Charles  Search this
Nomura, Yozo  Search this
Philip, Rosalind Birnie  Search this
Reid, Alexander  Search this
Rhoades, Katharine N.  Search this
Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams)  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Steichen, Edward  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle)  Search this
Warring, Joseph Stephens  Search this
Way, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert)  Search this
Whistler, Beatrix Philip Godwin  Search this
Wong, K. T.  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Citation:
Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11003
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214908
AAA_collcode_freechar
Theme:
Diaries
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214908

Description of antique Chinese paintings and brass wares as well as of porcelains of different ages

Names:
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet (150 Prints: album (black and white) 1 writing tablet: catalog Dimensions 39 x 27 cm.)
Container:
Box 5, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
One album, measuring 39 x 31 cm., of approximately 150 black and white photographs of the Chinese art collection of Seaouke Yue [You Xiaoqi], which included paintings, porcelain and works in bronze. The prints are pasted into the album and identified by typed identification slips, also pasted into the album. A paper label on the front cover reads "Photos of Chinese Arts Seaouke Yue Collection". A one-volume descriptive catalog accompanies the photo album. The catalog (39 x 27 cm.) consists of 50 tipped-in leaves, with typescript descriptions of each art work pasted onto the leaves. The descriptions have been annotated in pencil. A paper label has been pasted to the front cover and bears the typed title "Description of antique Chinese paintings and brass wares as well as of porcelains of different ages", with the author's name and "Photo list #298" printed underneath in black ink.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 1: Genealogical and Biographical Data / 1.6: Writings and Notes / 1.6.2: Freer Travel Writings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32947525c-81e9-49c6-a4ea-64c9f5715cd1
EDAN-URL:
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of 5 paintings, miscellaneous pottery, glass, jade, and bronzes from Seaouke Yue

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
32 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
December 26, 1916
Scope and Contents:
游篠溪
This purchase includes 5 paintings, miscellaneous glass and jade, 2 bronzes, and 3 pieces of pottery.
Freer collection numbers: F1916.490; F1916.491; F1916.492a-b; F1916.493; F1916.494; F1916.495; F1916.498; F1916.499; F1916.500; F1916.501; F1916.502; F1916.503; F1916.504; F1916.505; F1916.506; F1916.507; F1916.508; F1916.509; F1916.511; F1916.512; SI numbers: SI1036; SI1037; SI1038; SI1039; SI1040; SI1041; SI1044; SI1045; SI1046; SI1047; SI1048; SI1049; SI1050; SI1051; SI1052; SI1053; SI1054; SI1055; SI1057; SI1058
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1916.12.10
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Jade  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1916.12.10
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1916
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc364b82d02-60b5-46d3-9627-ed4d3e2e0b85
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3235

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of one piece of Chinese jade called "the Great Serrate Baton of the Chou Dynasty" from Seaouke Yue

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
January 3, 1918
Scope and Contents:
游篠溪
This purchase includes 1 piece of jade.
Freer collection numbers: F1918.1.1; SI numbers: SI367
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1918.01.04
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Jade  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1918.01.04
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1918-1919
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3dcc89c55-a8a0-41ed-98a9-937fa488f94c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3239
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of multiple pieces of Chinese jade, pottery, and paintings from Seaouke Yue

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
22 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
November 1917
Scope and Contents:
游篠溪
This purchase includes 50 pieces of jade, 9 pieces of pottery, and 16 hanging scrolls.
Freer collection numbers: F1917.344; F1917.345; F1917.346; F1917.347; F1917.348; F1917.349; F1917.350; F1917.351; F1917.352; F1917.353; F1917.354; F1917.355; F1917.357; F1917.358; F1917.361; F1917.365; F1917.366; F1917.367; F1917.368; F1917.369; F1917.378a; F1917.378b; F1917.378c; F1917.378d; F1917.379; F1917.380; F1917.382; F1917.383; F1917.384; F1917.385; F1917.386; F1917.387; F1917.390; F1917.391; F1917.392; F1917.395; F1917.396.1; SI numbers: SI1284; SI1285; SI1286; SI1287; SI1288; SI1289; SI1290; SI1291; SI1292; SI1293; SI1294; SI1295; SI1297; SI1298; SI1301; SI305; SI1306; SI1307; SI1308; SI1309; SI1318; SI1319; SI1320; SI1322; SI1323; SI1324; SI1325; SI1326; SI1327; SI330; SI1331; SI1332; SI336
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1917.11.07
General:
Alternate terms: Kakejiku; kakemono
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Jade  Search this
Painting  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1917.11.07
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1917
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3263d6fd8-7945-463c-9d5e-6ace58c084b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3240

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of a Chinese handscroll painting from Seaouke Yue

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
22 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
Shanghai (China)
Date:
July 1919
Scope and Contents:
This single item purchase is for a handscroll painting of bamboo previously attributed to the Yuan dynasty painter Ni Zan. Payment was made to Yue's associate, Pang Tszu-chen (Pang Zanchen)
游篠溪 庞赞臣
Freer collection numbers: F1919.10
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1919.07.6
General:
Alternate terms: Makimono
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1919.07.6
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1918-1919
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc346e41789-95f0-42fa-829c-31584af4bb40
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3326
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of 15 Chinese paintings from the Pang Laichen Collection

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Pang Yuanji, 1864-1949  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
13 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
Shanghai (China)
Date:
December, 1916
Scope and Contents:
Freer's purchase of 15 paintings from the Shanghai collector Pang Yuanji (Pang Laichen). The paintings were shown to Freer by Pang's cousin Pang Tszu-chen and Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi).
庞赞臣 庞元济 庞莱臣 弗利尔 游篠溪
Freer collection numbers: F1916.520; F1916.521; F1916.522; F1916.524; F1916.525; F1916.526; F1916.527; F1916.528; F1916.529; F1916.531; F1916.532; F1916.536; F1916.478; F1916.539; S.I.542; S.I.543; S.I.544; S.I.546; S.I.547; S.I.548; S.I.549; S.I.550; S.I.551; S.I.553; S.I.554; S.I.558; S.I.559; S.I.173
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1916.12.08
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1916.12.08
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1916
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3b73a8c07-c88b-4c70-9e37-5cda4269528d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3456

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of 7 Chinese paintings from the Pang Laichen Collection

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Pang Yuanji, 1864-1949  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
10 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
Shanghai (China)
Date:
December, 1916
Scope and Contents:
Freer's purchase of 7 paintings from the Shanghai collector Pang Yuanji (Pang Laichen). The paintings were shown to Freer by Pang's cousin Pang Tszu-chen and Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi).
庞赞臣 庞元济 庞莱臣 弗利尔 游篠溪
Freer collection numbers: F1916.538; F1916.534; F1916.535; F1916.523; F1916.530; F1916.533; F1916.537; S.I.545; S.I.552; S.I.555; S.I.556; S.I.557; S.I.560; S.I.172
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1916.12.12
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1916.12.12
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1916
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3d149bf11-179f-42cf-b1f6-c2354220c461
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3457

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of 5 Chinese paintings from the Pang Laichen Collection

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Pang Yuanji, 1864-1949  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
9 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
Shanghai (China)
Date:
March 1917
Scope and Contents:
Freer's purchase of 5 paintings from the Shanghai collector Pang Yuanji (Pang Laichen). The paintings were shown to Freer in New York by Shanghai dealer Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi).
庞元济 庞莱臣 弗利尔 游篠溪
Freer collection numbers: F1917.183; F1917.184; F1917.185; F1917.186; F1917.187; S.I.177; S.I.178; S.I.179; S.I.180; S.I.181
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1917.03.11
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1917.03.11
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1917
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3c28d7fc2-d2cb-482f-b41c-e5f6b93e9e21
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3458

Yue, Seaouke (You Xiaoxi; 游筱溪)

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Names:
Pang Yuanji, 1864-1949  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (folders of correspondence)
Container:
Box 36, Folder 17-22
Type:
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Date:
1917-1919
Scope and Contents:
Letters dated between 1917 and 1919, mostly discussing the offer of Chinese art objects by the Shanghai based dealer Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi)
游篠溪
Freer collection numbers: F1904.61
Letters between Charles Lang Freer and Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi)
Arrangement:
Organized chronologically under correspondent.
Biographical / Historical:
Charels Lang Freer first met Yue in 1917. Yue had travelled to New York with items from the collection of Pang Yuanji, an important Shanghai collector who met Freer in 1911. Over the next two years, Freer purchased a number of important works of Chinese painting, jades, pottery and bronzes from Yue.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 02.1Yue
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc370218b0f-6618-486a-8bcc-70ab3b06b3c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref634

Yue Catalog [31.c.5]

Creator:
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Container:
Box 60
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Shanghai (China)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
One album, measuring 39 x 31 cm., of approximately 150 black and white photographs of the Chinese art collection of Seaouke Yue [You Xiaoxi], which included paintings, porcelain and works in bronze. The prints are pasted into the album and identified by typed identification slips, also pasted into the album. A paper label on the front cover reads "Photos of Chinese Arts Seaouke Yue Collection." A one-volume descriptive catalog accompanies the photo album. The catalog (39 x 27 cm.) consists of 50 tipped-in leaves, with typescript descriptions of each art work pasted onto the leaves. The descriptions have been annotated in pencil. A paper label has been pasted to the front cover and bears the typed title "Description of antique Chinese paintings and brass wares as well as of porcelains of different ages", with the author's name and "Photo list #298" printed underneath in black ink.
游篠溪 端方
Description of antique Chinese paintings and brass wares as well as of porcelains of different ages
Arrangement:
Organized in the original manner by the creator.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 04.08
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 04.08
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 4: Freer Colleague Materials / 4.6: Writings by Various Authors
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f717740e-a313-4f19-9c7e-1729dd6e2852
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2535
Online Media:

Guaranty Trust Company (New York)

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 1-2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916-1919
Scope and Contents note:
See also: Yue, Seaouke
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3c1803497-cca3-438c-9627-a51189b5df45
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref255

Pang, Yuan-chi (Pang Yuanji; 龐元濟)

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Pang Yuanji, 1864-1949  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
12 Items (letters including envelopes and business card)
Container:
Box 25, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Date:
1912
1912-1919
Scope and Contents:
Letters dated between 1912 and 1919, discussing Chinese political conditions and the Chinese art market. Pang also introduces Freer to the dealer You Xiaoxi (Yue Seaouke) who frequently acted as intermediary.
庞元济 游篠溪 庞莱臣 弗利尔
Freer collection numbers: F1904.61
Letters between Charles Lang Freer and Pang Yuanji
Arrangement:
Organized chronologically under correspondent.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Lang Freer first visited the Shanghai collector and connoisseur Pang Yuanji in 1911. In subsequent years, Freer purchased some of his finest early Chinese paintings from Pang through intermediary dealers traveling in the US.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 02.1PangYuanchi
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3ec13208e-7aaa-4381-b623-1a63c572177b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref455

Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931

Author:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Bacher, Otto H (Otto Henry) 1856-1909  Search this
Berenson, Bernard 1865-1959  Search this
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Binyon, Laurence 1869-1943  Search this
Bixby, William K (William Keeney) 1857-1931  Search this
Bosch Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien 1860-1938  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918  Search this
Campbell, Colin Lord 1853-1895  Search this
Campbell, Colin Lady 1857-1911  Search this
Chase, William Merritt 1849-1916  Search this
Church, Frederick S (Frederick Stuart) 1842-1924  Search this
Churchill, Alfred Vance 1864-1949  Search this
Canfield, Richard A (Richard Albert) 1855-1914  Search this
Coburn, Alvin Langdon 1882-1966  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer 1851-1938  Search this
Dow, Arthur W (Arthur Wesley) 1857-1922  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco 1853-1908  Search this
Gallatin, A. E (Albert Eugene) 1881-1952  Search this
Gellatly, John 1853-1931  Search this
Gookin, Frederick William  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi 1867-1944  Search this
Hecker, Frank J (Frank Joseph) 1846-1927  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran 1868-1951  Search this
Laufer, Berthold 1874-1934  Search this
McCormick, Frederick 1870-1951  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio 1867-1940  Search this
Melchers, Gari 1860-1932  Search this
Meyer, Agnes E. 1887-1970  Search this
Meyer, Eugene 1875-1959  Search this
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Nomura, Yozo  Search this
Philip, Rosalind Birnie 1873-1958  Search this
Reid, Alexander  Search this
Rhoades, Katharine 1885-1965  Search this
Platt, Charles A (Charles Adams) 1861-1933  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus 1848-1907  Search this
Steichen, Edward 1879-1973  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred 1864-1946  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson 1849-1921  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William 1849-1925  Search this
Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927  Search this
Warring, Joseph Stephens 1863?-1944  Search this
Way, Thomas R (Thomas Robert) 1861-1913  Search this
Whistler, Beatrix Philip Godwin -1896  Search this
Wong, K. T  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co  Search this
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903 (OCoLC)fst00032885  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art (OCoLC)fst00546508  Search this
Smithsonian Institution (OCoLC)fst00532691  Search this
Physical description:
34 microfilm reels
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1876
1931
Topic:
Art, Asian--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_854613

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