Frame for Thayer’s Monadnock No. 2

Designer: Stanford White (1853-1906)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1912
Gilded wood
H x W x D: 131.6 x 131.7 x 7.5 cm (51 13/16 x 51 7/8 x 2 15/16 in)
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


United States

To 1913
Abbott Handerson Thayer, New York, NY, Paris, and New Hampshire, to 1913 [1]

From 1913 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abbott Handerson Thayer in December 1913 [2]

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


[1] See List of American Paintings Other than by Whistler, A, pg. 11, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[1] See note 1.

[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)

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. pp. 4-55, fig. 41.
  • Ross Anderson. Angel in the Parlor: The Art of Abbott Thayer. vol. 34, no. 1 New York, December 1982. p. 30.
  • Ross Anderson. Abbott Handerson Thayer. Syracuse. p. 102.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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