The Sea: Moonlight

Maker(s)
Artist: Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925)
Historical period(s)
1905
Medium
Pastel on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 20.2 x 30.5 cm (7 15/16 x 12 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.94a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
moon, night, ocean, seascape, United States
Provenance

To 1906
N.E. Montross (1849-1932), New York, NY, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from N.E. Montross in 1906 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 4, Linda Merrill, May 1989, in the object record states that: "Research revealed that this drawing was purchased from N.E. Montross on 24 March, 1905."

[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)

N. E. Montross (C.L. Freer source) 1849 - 1932
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Published References
  • Charles Henry Caffin. The Art of Dwight W. Tryon: An Appreciation. New York. p. 72.
  • Linda Merrill. An Ideal Country: Paintings by Dwight William Tryon in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Hanover and London, 1990. cat. 30, pp. 140-143.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum