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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Japanese and Korean paintings from the Gillot Collection

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Bing, Siegfried, 1838-1905  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
10 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
Japan
Korea
Paris (France)
Date:
February 11, 1904
Scope and Contents:
Purchased through Siegfried Bing, from the sale of the Charles Gillot Collection, Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Collection Ch. Gillot: objets d'art et peintures d'extreme-orient, February 8-13, 1904. Purchases included 2 Japanese panel carvings of Buddhist apasaras, and a Korean painting of Avalokitesvara.
Freer collection numbers: F1904.11; F1904.12; F1904.13; S.I. 934; L. 31;
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1904.02.05
General:
Purchased through Parisian dealer Sigfried Bing.
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
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art, Korean  Search this
Art, Buddhist  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1904.02.05
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 / 1904
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc34451e0a1-cec8-4ec9-b966-7bba5f2c4d3c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3225

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 Chretien, 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

Artistic Japan

Author:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Huish, Marcus Bourne 1845-1921  Search this
Physical description:
6 v. : ill. (some col.), plates ; 32 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1888
1891
1888-1891
Topic:
Art, Japanese--Periodicals  Search this
Art nouveau  Search this
Color prints, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
N7350 .A785
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_533617

Freer Meets Siegfried Bing

Subject:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Ogata, Kenzan 1663-1743  Search this
Tawaraya, Sōtatsu active 1600-1640  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
July 1901
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Painting  Search this
Artists  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Scrolls  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14532

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

Catalogue of antique Chinese and Japanese porcelains, pottery, enamels and bronzes, cabinet specimens in Jade, agate, and crystal, sword-guards, netsukes, kakemonos, old fabrics, etc., etc

Title:
By order of S. Bing, Paris
Author:
American Art Association  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Subject:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905 Art collections  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Catalogs
Auction catalogs
Date:
1894
Call number:
Auction 009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_838641

Catalogues des ventes des collections d'art japonais / series editor, Akiko Mabuchi

Title:
Furansujin korekutā no Nihon bijutsuhin uritate mokuroku
フランス人コレクターの日本美術品売立目錄
Author:
Mabuchi, Akiko  Search this
Subject:
Burty, Philippe 1830-1890  Search this
Goncourt, Edmond de 1822-1896  Search this
Gillot, Charles 1853-1903  Search this
Barbouteau, Pierre 1862-1916  Search this
Rouart, Alexis 1839-1911  Search this
Dollfus, Jean 1823-1911  Search this
Gonse, Louis 1846-1921  Search this
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
6 v. : ill. ; 27-31 cm. + 1 booklet (15 p. ; 26 cm)
Type:
Catalogs
Art collections
Place:
France
Date:
2011
1891
Topic:
Art, Japanese--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art auctions  Search this
Call number:
N7352 .C383 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_957402

Hundred views of Fuji (Fusiyama)

Author:
Katsushika, Hokusai 1760-1849  Search this
Dickins, F. Victor (Frederick Victor) 1838-1915  Search this
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905 Fu-gaku san-jiu-rok'kei  Search this
Subject:
Katsushika, Hokusai 1760-1849 Hundred views of Mount Fuji  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 70 pages, 241-253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Fuji, Mount (Japan) in art
Date:
2018
1880
Call number:
NE1325.K3 A6414 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1099111

Art Nouveau Bing : Paris style 1900 / by Gabriel P. Weisberg

Author:
Weisberg, Gabriel P  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905 Contributions in art nouveau  Search this
Art Nouveau Bing (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
295 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
1986
Topic:
Art nouveau  Search this
Call number:
709.44 .W35
N6847.5.A78W44 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_307444

Collection S. Bing, peintures

Subject:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905 Art collections  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Catalogs
Auction catalogs
Date:
[n.d.]
Call number:
Auction 102.2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_838666

Artistic Japan : illustrations and essays / Collected by S. Bing

Author:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Physical description:
6 v. in 8. illus., plates (part col.) 34 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1888
1888]-91
Topic:
Art  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Call number:
709.52 .B55
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_858278

Exposition de la gravure japonaise à l'Ecole nationale des beaux-arts a Paris, du 25 avril au 22 mai : catalogue

Author:
École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France)  Search this
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 108 p. plates, illus. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1890
Topic:
Color prints, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
761.52 .P241
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860724

Collection S. Bing. : Objets d'art et peintures du Japon et de la Chine dont la vente aura lieu du lundi 7 au samedi 12 mai 1906 inclus dans les galeries de MM. Durand-Ruel / Paris. Commissaire-priseur: Me F. Lair-Dubreuil. Expert: MM. Mannheim

Author:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Lair-Dubreuil, F (Fernand)  Search this
Galerie Durand-Ruel  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Physical description:
6 pts. illus., plates (partly fold.) 41 X 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1906
1906]
Call number:
N7352 .B56 1906
709.5 .B58
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_709171

Dossier Siegfried Bing : oriental art, art nouveau : installations modernes l'Art Nouveau Bing / Peter Vandam

Author:
Dam, Peter van  Search this
Subject:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Art Nouveau Bing (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
1985
[1985?]
Topic:
Art nouveau  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Call number:
N5262.B5 D15 1985
N5262.B5D15 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_307873

Artistic America, Tiffany glass, and art nouveau. With an introd. by Robert Koch

Author:
Bing, Siegfried 1838-1905  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 260 p. illus. (part col.) 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970]
19th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6510 .B613 E1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_4120

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