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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1938.113
People
Durr Freedley, American (Indianapolis IN 1888 - 1938 Lexington MA)
Title
Denman W. Ross (1863 - 1936)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/307780
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Aqueous paint on plain weave canvas
Dimensions
66.1 x 54.6 cm (26 x 21 1/2 in.)
frame: 91.4 x 78.1 x 7.6 cm (36 x 30 3/4 x 3 in.)
Provenance
Howard Moise and John Howard Benson, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1938.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Howard Moise and Howard Benson in memory of Durr Freedley
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
1938.113
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Memorial Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings [by] Durr Freedley, brochure, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1938), no. 17

Durr Freedley Memorial Exhibition, brochure, Walker Galleries (New York, NY, 1939), no. 8

Faber Birren, History of Color in Painting, Reinhold Publishing Co. (New York, NY, 1965), repr., fig. 3-39

Rebecca Stone-Miller, "To Weave for the Sun", HALI (August 1992), vol. 14, no. 4, issue 64, pp. 120-127, repr. in b/w fig. 4, p. 121

Craig Hugh Smyth, ed., The Early Years of Art History in the United States: Notes and Essays on Departments, Teaching, and Scholars, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ, 1993), repr. in b/w, fig. 27

Marie Frank, "Denman Waldo Ross and the Theory of Pure Design", American Art (Fall 2008), 22 no. 3, pp. 72-89, p. 73, repr. p. 72

Nancy Whipple Grinnell, Reviving Durr Freedley: Newport's Forgotten Artist, exh. cat., Newport Art Museum (Newport, RI, 2015), p. 15, fig. 5, ill (color)

Exhibition History

Memorial Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Durr Freedley, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/06/1938 - 10/20/1938; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, 11/01/1938 - 11/30/1938

Durr Freedley Memorial Exhibition, Walker Galleries, New York, 01/03/1939 - 01/21/1939

Reviving Durr Freedley: Newport's Forgotten Artist, Newport Art Museum, Newport, 09/26/2015 - 01/18/2016

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