Study of a Head

Maker(s)
Artist: Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)
Historical period(s)
1898
Medium
Silverpoint on white paper
Dimensions
H x W: 30.2 x 25.3 cm (11 7/8 x 9 15/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.99a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
portrait, United States, woman
Provenance

About 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Thomas Wilmer Dewing in about 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
  • Martha Banta. Imaging American Women: Ideas and Ideals in Cultural History. New York, 1987. p. 350, fig. 8.5.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum