Portrait of a Girl

Maker(s)
Artist: Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)
Historical period(s)
1905
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
H x W: 45.9 x 49.3 cm (18 1/16 x 19 7/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.101a
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
United States, woman
Provenance

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Thomas Wilmer Dewing on May 25, 1905 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] See Dewing to Frank J. Hecker, 23 May 1905, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] 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)

Thomas Wilmer Dewing (C.L. Freer source) 1851-1938
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Susan Hobbs. The Art of Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty Reconfigured. Exh. cat. Washington, 1996. p. 35, fig. 26.
  • Susan Hobbs. A Connoisseur's Vision of America: The American Collection of Charles Lang Freer., August 1977. p. 83.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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