Winter: Central Park

Artist: Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925)
Historical period(s)
Watercolor on paper
H x W: 28.6 x 55.7 cm (11 1/4 x 21 15/16 in)
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


landscape, United States, winter

To 1891
American Watercolor Society, New York, New York to 1891 [1]

From 1891 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the American Watercolor Society in 1891 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] According to Curatorial Remark 5, Linda Merrill, May 1989, in the object record: "Research revealed that this painting was purchased from the American Water Color Society, New York (24 February 1891) as "Early Snow."

[2] See note 1.

[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.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
American Watercolor Society (C.L. Freer source) Founded 1866

Published References
  • Charles Henry Caffin. The Art of Dwight W. Tryon: An Appreciation. New York. p. 71.
  • Linda Merrill. An Ideal Country: Paintings by Dwight William Tryon in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Hanover and London, 1990. cat. 5, p. 108.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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