Cornish Headlands

Maker(s)
Artist: Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921)
Historical period(s)
1898
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
H x W: 76 x 101.7 cm (29 15/16 x 40 1/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.98a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
landscape, ocean, United States
Provenance

From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abbott Handerson Thayer in April 1899 [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)

Abbott Handerson Thayer (C.L. Freer source) 1849-1921
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Mary Ellen Hayward. The Influence of the Classical Oriental Tradition. vol. 14, no. 2 Chicago, Summer 1979. fig. 28.
  • Susan Hobbs. Nature into Art: The Landscapes of Abbot Handerson Thayer. vol. 14, no. 3 New York, Summer 1982. fig. 30.
  • Nina Gray, Suzanne Smeaton. Within Gilded Borders: The Frames of Stanford White. vol. 7, no. 2 Washington, Spring 1993. p. 43, fig. 17.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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