Frame for Dewing’s Early Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter

Artist: Designed by Stanford White (1853-1906)
Frame maker: Alexander J. Cabus (born after 1891)
Historical period(s)
Gilded wood
H x W x D (outside): 110.5 x 177.8 x 7.6 cm (43 1/2 x 70 x 3 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

From 1894 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the maker, Alexander J. Cabus in 1894 [1]

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


[1] See Provenance Remark in the object record. See also, Curatorial Remark 1, Linda Merrill, June 24, 1993, in the object record.

[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) and Custodian(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Alexander J. Cabus (C.L. Freer source) born after 1891

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton, Linda Merrill. Freer: a legacy of art. Washington and New York, 1993. pp. 15-16, fig. 13.
  • Joyce K. Schiller. Frame Designs by Stanford White. vol. 64, no. 1 Detroit. pp. 26-28, fig. 13.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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