A Misty Morning

Maker(s)
Artist: Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925)
Historical period(s)
1915
Medium
Pastel on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 19.3 x 29.5 cm (7 5/8 x 11 5/8 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1916.125a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
morning, ocean, seascape, United States
Provenance

From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the artist, Dwight William Tryon in 1916 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] See List of American Paintings Other than by Whistler, A, pg. 19, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 3, Linda Merrill, May 1989, in the object record: "Research revealed this drawing was purchased on 13 January 1916."

[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

Published References
  • Linda Merrill. An Ideal Country: Paintings by Dwight William Tryon in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Hanover and London, 1990. cat. 66, pp. 164-167, 172.
  • Henry C. White Houghton Mifflin Co. The Life and Art of Dwight William Tryon. Boston and New York, 1930. p. 167.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
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