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The Four Sylvan Sounds

Type
Screen (two-panel)
Maker(s)
Artist: Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)
Historical period(s)
1896-1897
Medium
Oil on wood panels
Dimension(s)
H x W: 175.7 x 153 cm (69 3/16 x 60 1/4 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.72

From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Thomas Wilmer Dewing in 1897 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] Object file.

[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.

Former owner
Thomas Wilmer Dewing (C.L. Freer source) (1851-1938)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
drum, lyre, music, United States
Collection(s) Area
American Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Art Project, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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