Frame for Thayer’s Portrait of the Artist’s Son

Maker(s)
Artist: Designed by Stanford White (1853-1906)
Frame maker: Alexander J. Cabus (born after 1891)
Historical period(s)
1892
Medium
Gilded wood
Dimensions
H x W (outside): 109.2 x 95.3 cm (43 x 37 1/2 in)
Geography
United States, New York
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.95b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Frame
Type

Frame

Keywords
gilding, United States
Provenance

To 1892
N.E. Montross (1849-1932), New York, NY, to 1892 [1]

From 1892 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from N.E. Montross in May 1892 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Purchased by Charles Lang Freer from N. E. Montross, on a painting, May 1892. Montross' bill indicates that Cabus made the frame and that Sarre and Le Lecheur gilded it. See also, Voucher for May 1906, 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)

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

Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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