Frame for Murphy’s Frostbitten Wood and Field

Maker(s)
Frame maker: Newcomb-Macklin Co.
Historical period(s)
ca. 1915
Medium
Gilded wood
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 111.8 x 128.9 x 7.6 cm (44 x 50 3/4 x 3 in)
Geography
United States, Illinois, Chicago
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1915.28b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Frame
Type

Frame

Keywords
gilding, United States
Provenance

To 1915
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from M. Knoedler and Co., New York, at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, in San Francisco in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See List of American Paintings other than by Whistler, A, pg. 14, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] This object was purchased by Charles Lang Freer from M. Knoedler and Co., 556-558 Fifth Avenue, New York, at Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, June 23, 1915 (Curatorial Remark 3, Kate Theimer, June 3, 1994, in the object record). Also see correspondence between Roland F. Knoedler of M. Knoedler & Co., New York, to Freer, May 22, 1915; Freer to Knoedler, May 28, [1915]; Knoedler to Freer, June 21, 1915; Freer to Knoedler, June 23, 1915, in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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)

M. Knoedler & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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