Winter Dawn on Monadnock

Maker(s)
Artist: Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921)
Historical period(s)
1918
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
H x W: 113.8 x 167 cm (44 13/16 x 65 3/4 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1919.1a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
landscape, mountain, United States, winter
Provenance

From 1918 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921) in 1918 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] Although Charles Lang Freer purchased this painting from Abbott H. Thayer in December 1918, the Executors of the Freer Estate settled the account in January 1919 (see Provenance Remark in the object record). See also, American Paintings List, pg. 25, 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)

Abbott Handerson Thayer (C.L. Freer source) 1849-1921
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Susan Hobbs. Nature into Art: The Landscapes of Abbot Handerson Thayer. vol. 14, no. 3 New York, Summer 1982. fig. 45.
  • Mary Ellen Hayward. The Influence of the Classical Oriental Tradition. vol. 14, no. 2 Chicago, Summer 1979. pp. 107-42, fig. 29.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum