Frame for Murphy's Frostbitten Wood and Field

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1915
  • Geography

    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Material

    Gilded wood
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (overall): 111.8 x 128.9 x 7.6 cm (44 x 50 3/4 x 3 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Frame maker

    Newcomb-Macklin Co.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    M. Knoedler & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Provenance

    To 1915
    M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, to 1915 [1]
    From 1915 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from M. Knoedler and Co., New York, at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, in San Francisco in 1915 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] See List of American Paintings other than by Whistler, A, pg. 14, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] This object was purchased by Charles Lang Freer from M. Knoedler and Co., 556-558 Fifth Avenue, New York, at Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, June 23, 1915 (Curatorial Remark 3, Kate Theimer, June 3, 1994, in the object record).
    Also see correspondence between Roland F. Knoedler of M. Knoedler & Co., New York, to Freer, May 22, 1915; Freer to Knoedler, May 28, [1915]; Knoedler to Freer, June 21, 1915; Freer to Knoedler, June 23, 1915, in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [3] 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.
  • Origin

    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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