Drifting Clouds and Tumbling Sea

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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
Accession Number
F1915.128a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
cloud, ocean, seascape, United States
Provenance

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the artist, Dwight William Tryon in 1915 [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. 16, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 4, Linda Merrill, May 1989, in the object record: "Research revealed that his drawing was purchased in December 1915."

[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
Dwight William Tryon (C.L. Freer source) 1849-1925

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. 55, pp. 164-167, 169.
  • Henry C. White Houghton Mifflin Co. The Life and Art of Dwight William Tryon. Boston and New York, 1930. p. 167.
  • Mary Ellen Hayward. The Influence of the Classical Oriental Tradition. vol. 14, no. 2 Chicago, Summer 1979. p. 124.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum