Pastel No. 14

Maker(s)
Artist: Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)
Historical period(s)
1910
Medium
Pastel on brown paper
Dimensions
H x W: 26.5 x 17.9 cm (10 7/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1910.44a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
model, nude, United States, woman
Provenance

To 1910
N.E. Montross (1849-1932), New York, NY, to 1910 [1]

From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from N.E. Montross in 1910 [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, New York, on June 17, 1910, as "a seated woman nude from the waist upward," along with F1910.43 (see Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record). Also, according to Curatorial Remark 4, Kate Theimer, February 25, 1994 : " The drawing has been rehoused in a new walnut frame. The original gilded frame, with flat inner and outer moldings and a wide gilded canvas frieze, is located on the floor in 8131."

[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
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