Portrait in Blue

Maker(s)
Artist: Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)
Historical period(s)
1898
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
H x W: 61 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.70a-b
On View Location
Freer Gallery 10: Dewing’s Poetic World
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
portrait, United States, woman
Provenance

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Thomas Wilmer Dewing in 1898 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] Object file.

[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. 67, fig. 43.
  • Katharina Neuburger. "Die amerikanische Erfahrung, oder: Weshalb Marcel Duchamp in New York Werke ausstellen konnte, die keine Kunst sind." The American experience, or: why Marcel Duchamp in New York could exhibit works that are not art. Universität zu Köln, Germany. p. 117, fig. 36.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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