Frame for Dewing’s Before Sunrise

Designer: Stanford White (1853-1906)
Frame maker: Alexander J. Cabus (born after 1891)
Historical period(s)
Gilded wood
H x W x D: 139.7 x 170.2 x 6.4 cm (55 x 67 x 2 1/2 in)
United States, New York, New York
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


United States

To 1894
Alexander Cabus, to 1894 [1]

From 1894 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Alexander Cabus in 1894 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] The frame was ordered by M. Dewing from Alexander Cabus, sent to N.E. Montross, and purchased by C.L. Freer from Alexander Cabus on September 25, 1894 (see Curatorial Remark 1 and Provenance Remark 1 in the object record). See also, Voucher No. 9, September 1894, the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

[2] See note 1.

[3] 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) and Custodian(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
American Art
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