Portrait of Mrs. Frederick M. Alger

Maker(s)
Artist: Gari Melchers (1860-1932)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1917
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
H x W: 80.1 x 62.4 cm (31 9/16 x 24 9/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1917.178a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
portrait, United States, woman
Provenance

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Gari Melchers, New York on February 17, 1917 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] See List, American Paintings other than by Whistler, A, pg. 24, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Gari Melchers 1860-1932

Published References
  • Christian Brinton. Paintings by Gari Melchers. Detroit and Washington. cat. 20.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
SI Usage Statement

Usage conditions apply

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page.