The Sea: A Freshening Breeze

Maker(s)
Artist: Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925)
Historical period(s)
1906
Medium
Pastel on brown paper
Dimensions
H x W: 19 x 29 cm (7 1/2 x 11 7/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.265a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
ocean, seascape, United States, water
Provenance

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the artist, Dwight William Tryon in 1906 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] See American Paintings, List A, pg. 1, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 4, Linda Merrill, May 1989, in the object record: "Research revealed that this drawing was purchased from Tryon, 17 November 1906."

[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)

Dwight William Tryon (C.L. Freer source) 1849-1925
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • David Park Curry. Charles Lang Freer and American Art. vol. 118, no. 258, special issue., August 1983. pl. 14.
  • Linda Merrill. An Ideal Country: Paintings by Dwight William Tryon in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Hanover and London, 1990. cat. 32, pp. 140-143.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum