Pastel No. 20

Artist: Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1911
Pastel on brown paper
H x W: 26.5 x 17.8 cm (10 7/16 x 7 in)
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


United States, woman

To 1911
N.E. Montross (1849-1932), New York, NY, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from N.E. Montross in 1911 [2]

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


[1] Purchased by Charles Lang Freer from N. E. Montross, New York, on November 1911 (see Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record). Also, according to Curatorial Remark 3, Kate Theimer, February 25, 1994 : " The drawing was formerly housed in a gilded frame with a flat molding at the sight edge, a wide flat frieze covered by gilded canvas, and stepped moldings at the outer edge, which is stored on 8131, rack 15, side B."

[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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