October

A rolling foreground with two groups of trees; a clouded sky. Signature in lower left corner.

Maker(s)
Artist: Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925)
Historical period(s)
1908
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
H x W: 50.8 x 76.7 cm (20 x 30 3/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1908.22a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
autumn, landscape, tree, United States
Provenance

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the artist, Dwight William Tryon in 1908 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] See American Paintings List, A, pg. 3, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 4, Linda Merrill, May 1989, in the object record: "Research revealed that this painting was purchased from Tryon on 6 April 1908."

[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)

Dwight William Tryon (C.L. Freer source) 1849-1925
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

A rolling foreground with two groups of trees; a clouded sky. Signature in lower left corner.

Published References
  • Charles Henry Caffin. The Art of Dwight W. Tryon: An Appreciation. New York. p. 71.
  • Linda Merrill. An Ideal Country: Paintings by Dwight William Tryon in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Hanover and London, 1990. cat. 36, pp. 148-149.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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