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Relief of the estate of Charles L. Freer, deceased.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

Relief of the estate of Charles L. Freer, deceased.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelief of estate of Charles L. Freer
    SeriesH.rp.462
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16143077M

    Get this from a library! Freer: a legacy of art. [Thomas Lawton; Linda Merrill; Milo Cleveland Beach] -- Charles Lang Freer, whose original gift to the nation in formed the basis of a singular collection of Asian art, realized in his collection a link between East and West matched only in James. The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of the late Charles L. Freer, a unit of the National Gallery, is contained in a separate building. The Freer col- lection and library devoted to Oriental art are among the most notable of their kind. Among the less popularly known scientific activities of the Smithsonian Is .

    Estate of Theodore M. Davis Antiquities - Egyptian: Charles L. Freer Two panels of tapestry, Chinese, Sung dynasty ( A.D.). LOANS Book, Flemish, sixteenth century. Charles T. Harbeck Gold medal, presented to Captain Preble by the United States Government, The entablature is surmounted with a broken pediment with a cabochon and low relief carving on many of the surfaces. All of these classically inspired elements were the kind of qualities that Stanford White, the American architect (), admired and sought to .

    Folder 4 American School of Archeology in China, Minutes of the General Committee, The American School of Archeology in China was begun as a proposed joint project of the Archeological Institute of America and the Smithsonian Institution in Charles L. Freer and Langdon Warner (q.v.) were important supporters.   In the Charles L. Freer Collection, National Gallery of American Art: La Princesse du Pays de la Porcelaine—Rose and Silver (Oil) In the Charles L. Freer Collection, National Gallery of American Art: Variations in Violet and Green (Oil) In the possession of Sir Charles McLaren, Bart. The Little White Girl—Symphony in White, No. II.


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Relief of the estate of Charles L. Freer, deceased by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means Download PDF EPUB FB2

) for the relief of the estate of, Charles L. Freer, deceased, having had the sameunderconsideration, reportsit backto the Housewiththefollowing amend-ment: Page2, l after theword "from," insert "thesaid residue of." Andas so amendedrecommendsthat the bill dopass.

The legislation herein proposed cancels and remits taxes amounting to. Charles Lang Freer (Febru – Septem ) was an American industrialist, art collector, and patron. He is known for his large collection of East Asian, American, and Middle EasternFreer donated his extensive collection to the Smithsonian Institution, making him the first American to bequeath his private collection to the United : FebruKingston, New York.

Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer. Processing Information. This collection is not fully processed.

Partial processing by archivist Colleen Hennessey. Provenance. Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer. Courtesy of Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of Charles Lang Freer.

Never underestimate the vaulting ambition of a middle child. Charles Lang Freer, born the fourth of eight children in Kingston, N.Y., on Feb.

25,rose to become a leading industrialist. Charles Lang Freer departed for his first journey to Asia in the fall ofhoping to "free myself from work for a year and seek rest and pleasure in the old world." He crossed the Atlantic, lingering for a month in Italy before going to France, where he embarked from Marseilles, crossed the Mediterranean, and sailed through the Suez Canal.

Charles Lang Freer Papers FSA.A Page 4 of John Ellerton Lodge () is appointed director of the Freer Gallery Freer Gallery opens to the public on May 9 Memorial ceremony for Freer is held at Koetsuji, Kyoto Charles Lang Freer was an American industrialist who founded the Freer Gallery of Art.

He was a well. InCharles Lang Freer, founder of the Freer Gallery of Art, made his final journey to China. He usually had stayed in urban centers, where he could meet with dealers and fellow collectors.

Yet he was increasingly drawn to China’s interior, where he could directly encounter its ancient capitals and cultural centers, thereby deepening his. The one highly impor- tant group of paintings unfortunately lacking is that from the Freer Collection.

This group it was impossible to obtain for the present exhibition, owing to a clause in the will of the late Charles L.

Freer forbidding the removal of works of art from the Freer Gallery, Washington, D. Glenn, Jack and Charles, are deceased.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 Sunday at Funeral Home and for one hour before the services Monday in the church, Charles B. Freer, 92 CORTLAND Services will be at Saturday at Memorial Home for Charles B. Freer, 92, of Durst Colebrook Road, who died after a short illness Thursday morning at Horizon Village Nursing Home.

Freer was born Feb. ll, Suggested by the Poem of John Keats Lent by Saninel Bancroft Jr., Esq. Abbott H. Thayer 38 Young Woman Lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Frederick Ballard Williams 39 The Farthest Hills Edmund C.

Tarbell 40 Portrait of L. Clark Seelye, President of Smith College Lent by Smith College, No7-thamptoyi, Mass. Charles H. Davis Correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, ; and photographs, ca. of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, ; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenollosa.

and Gladys' husband David Reasoner, who managed Thayer's estate after his death. Administrative Information Provenance Anne Whiting, a niece of Abbott Handerson Thayer, loaned the Archives of American Art material for microfilming in and Jean Reasoner Plunket, Thayer's granddaughter, loaned original artwork for microfilming in The collection was received in upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s) Meh Tuh Kee (C.L. Freer source) Charles Lang Freer Description. Standing Bodhisattva Lotus holder Guanyin in relief against a flaming "mandorla;" inscription of 32 characters incised on four-legged base.

Bronze gilded and much worn. The Freer Gallery of Art is showing off two rare Bibles from its archives through Feb. 16, The Bibles, written in Greek and bought by art collector Charles L. Freer. Collection Information. Size: linear feet. Summary: The papers of painter and naturalist, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and the Thayer family date from towith the bulk of the material dating from toand measure linear 's painting career, interest in concealing coloration in nature, and relationships with artists, patrons, family, and friends are.

On February 6,Mayer wrote to Freer that "the present owner, a lady of extraordinary changeableness, has changed her mind three times in ten days, completely reversing her decision in each case" (see Mayer to Freer, February 6,CLF Papers/Obach).

a high relief circular bronze plaque by Olin L. Warner, representing the portrait of Joseph Hin-Mah-Toö-Yah-Lat-Kekht, chief of the Nez-Percé Indians.

This tribe was generally friendly to the whites until when, under the leadership of Joseph, they resisted confinement to their reservation in Idaho. Joseph dis. The founder of the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, dc, Charles Lang Freer (–), played a critical role in the history of collecting Chinese art in the United States from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth accumulating substantial financial resources in the railroad car manufacturing business in Detroit, Freer retired from active business around and.

Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America, timeline for the history of collecting in America. Meyer neverthless continued to write professionally. Her first book, Chinese Painting as Reflected in the Thought and Art of Li Lungmien (), followed years of study of Chinese art, literature, and philosophy at Columbia University and a close friendship with the collector Charles L.

Freer. Two linear feet of family correspondence includes Abott Thayer's correspondence with patrons Charles L. Freer and John Gellatly; with many artists, several of whom were close friends, including Samuel Colman, Thomas Millie Dow, Daniel Chester French, Richard Meryman, Everton Sainsbury, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, and E.

M. Taber; and former students.The Freer House will host a very special presentation by author Helen Tomlinson, PhD, based on her exciting new book, West Meets East: Charles L. Freer, Trailblazing Asian Art Collector, (Mascot Book, September, ). The lecture will take place in the Freer House followed by a 'meet and greet' reception with the author and guided tours of the.This section can be used to communicate any questions or concerns to Smithsonian staff, as well as other volunteers, about this transcription.