Frame for Thayer’s A Winged Figure

Maker(s)
Artist: Designed by Stanford White (1853-1906)
Medium
Gilded wood
Dimensions
H x W: 261 x 184.2 cm (102 3/4 x 72 1/2 in)
Geography
United States, New York, New York
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.59b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Frame
Type

Frame

Keywords
gilding, United States
Provenance

To 1906
Stanford White (1853-1906), to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the Estate of Stanford White in 1906 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] This antique picture frame was owned by Stanford White, and was sold by his estate to Charles Lang Freer on November 14, 1906 (see Provenance Remark 1 in the object record, as well as Curatorial Remark 1, L. Merrill, July 23, 1998, in the object record). See also, letter from William R. Mead to C.L. Freer, dated November 3, 1906, as well as letter from C.L. Freer to T.D. Wadelton, dated December 13, 1907, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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)

Estate of Stanford White (C.L. Freer source)
Stanford White 1853-1906
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Joyce K. Schiller. Frame Designs by Stanford White. vol. 64, no. 1 Detroit. pp. 28-29.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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