A Lighted Village

Artist: Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1887
Oil on wood panel
H x W: 34.8 x 55.2 cm (13 11/16 x 21 3/4 in)
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Oil painting

landscape, night, United States

To 1899
Thomas B. Clarke (1848-1931), New York, NY, to 1899 [1]

From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the Thomas B. Clarke Collection sale, American Art Association, February 14, 1899, no. 52 [2]

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


[1] According to Curatorial Remark 5, Linda Merrill, 1989, in the object record. See Catalogue of the Private Art Collection of Thomas B. Clark, American Art Association, New York (1899), pgs. 107-108, and listing no.52.

[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)

Thomas B. Clarke (C.L. Freer source) 1848 - 1931
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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. 1, pp. 102-103.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum