Frame for Melcher’s Portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt

Maker(s)
Artist: Hermann Dudley Murphy (1867-1945)
Historical period(s)
1908
Medium
Gilded wood
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 252.7 x 144.8 x 8.9 cm (99 1/2 x 57 x 3 1/2 in)
Geography
United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.17b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Frame
Type

Frame

Keywords
gilding, United States
Provenance

To 1908
Hermann Dudley Murphy (1867-1945), Boston, Massachusetts [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the maker in 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record, this frame was purchased by C.L. Freer from the maker, Hermann Dudley Murphy of Boston, on May 26, 1908.

[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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Hermann Dudley Murphy (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1945

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

Copyright with museum

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