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The Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution

by Freer Gallery of Art

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Published by The Gallery in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Freer Gallery of Art

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    Cover title.

    SeriesSmithsonian publication -- no. 4504, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- no. 4504.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25902875M
    OCLC/WorldCa25373881

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    Welcome to the Smithsonian Collections Search Center! This Gallery is meant to be a landing page for interested researchers to explore some of the many digitized collections held at the Smithsonian. You can explore by Arts & Design, History & Culture, or by individual Smithsonian repositories and . The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery is an art museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. focusing on Asian art. The Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art together form the Smithsonian's national museums of Asian art in the United Freer and Sackler galleries house the largest Asian art research library in the country. Founded in , the Gallery is named Location: Washington, D.C.

    The Freer Gallery features a world-renowned collection of art from China, Japan, Korea, South and Southeast Asia, and the Near East that was donated to the Smithsonian by Charles Lag Freer, a wealthy 19th century industrialist. The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery was founded in when Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (), a New York research physician, publisher, and art connoisseur, donated approximately one thousand masterworks of Asian art and funds to construct a building to the Smithsonian Institution.


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The Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution by Freer Gallery of Art Download PDF EPUB FB2

All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis.

The Freer Gallery of Art was conceived by its founder, Charles Lang Freer (), as a museum and research institution. A railroad-car manufacturer from Detroit, Michigan, Freer collected more than 9, art objects and manuscripts before his death, including one of the largest collections of works by the artist James McNeill Whistler; works by contemporary American artists including Childe Hassam.

The Smithsonian Institution has two museums of Asian art: the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Freer Gallery houses one of the premier collections of Asian art, with objects dating from Neolithic times to the early 20th century, as well as the world's most important collection of works by James McNeill Whistler.

The Freer|Sackler is home to some of the world’s most important holdings of Asian art. In the Freer, you’ll also find late nineteenth-century works by James McNeill Whistler and his American contemporaries, while the Sackler hosts contemporary art from.

The Freer|Sackler shop offers visitors a unique shopping experience. Products reflect the collections and exhibitions and are inspired by the art, culture, and history of Asia. Located on level B1 of the Arthur M.

Sackler Gallery, the shop carries jewelry, accessories, apparel, home decor, ceramics, textiles, recordings, children’s toys, books, and many other selections.

The Freer and Sackler together hold one of the country’s finest collections of the arts of the Islamic world, with particular strengths in illustrated manuscripts and ceramics among the more than 2, objects. Browse artworks in this section» This post is also available in: 한국어.

The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian’s national museum of Asian art, are located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Committed to preserving, exhibiting and interpreting exemplary works of art, the Freer and Sackler address broad questions about culture, identity and the contemporary world. As the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art, the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery preserve, exhibit, and interpret Asian art in ways that deepen our understanding of Asia, America, and the world.

10 am– pm daily except December Hokusai: Mad about Painting On view through November 8, The Library of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery originated as a collection of four thousand monographs, periodical issues, offprints, and sales catalogues that Charles Lang Freer donated to the Smithsonian Institution as part of his gift to the nation.

The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book. The Gerhard Pulverer Collection. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution Item Preview remove-circle The Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution by Freer Gallery of Art.

Publication date TopicsPages: Read more about Armenian manuscripts in the Freer Gallery of Art Freer Gallery of Art [Washington, D.C.] Oriental studies, -- no. 6 Ars orientalis v. () University of Michigan. Visit our Museum Stores or shop online withSmithsonian Folkways, and our other online shops.

Smithsonian Books publishes nonfiction and illustrated books covering categories where the Smithsonian's authority is unparalleled. Research and other scholarly and educational contributions authored by Smithsonian curators and.

Publisher: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Reprint edition () ASIN: BM23R7O; Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 6 customer ratings5/5(6). Spine of book from Charles Freer’s collection, showing hand-written accession numbers.

In addition to his art collection, Charles Lang Freer gave a substantial number of books from his personal library to the Smithsonian Institution.

These books are wide ranging in subject matter including not only Asian and American Art but also mythology, anthropology, auction catalogs, and travel guides. Freer, Charles Lang () United States. Army () André Emmerich Gallery () Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art () Jacques Seligmann & Co.

() Macbeth Gallery () Richard York Gallery () Leo Castelli Gallery () Mathew Brady Studio (). James Mcneill Whistler: A Book of Postcards [Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Freer Gallery of Art houses the Asian and impressionist art collection of Charles Lang Freer, who donated art works and an endowment to the Smithsonian in InArthur M. Sackler donated a complementary collection housed in the Sackler Gallery in the Smithsonian Quadrangle Complex adjacent to the Freer.

Total Full-time Employees: (Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art) Approximate Number of Objects in the Sackler Collection: 15, Approximate Number of Objects in the Freer and Sackler Collections: 41, Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in [3] Notes: [1] See Original Purchase List of Persian Manuscripts and Miniatures, pgs.

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.

Smithsonian Institution Building () Smithsonian American Art Museum () Freer Gallery of Art () Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden () National Portrait Gallery () Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory () National Museum of the American Indian () Smithsonian Environmental Research Center ().J The Freer Gallery of Art is an art museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

focusing on Asian art. The Freer and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery together form the Smithsonian's national museums of Asian art in the United nates: 38°53′17″N 77°01′39″W / °N .The Arthur M.

Sackler Gallery and the neighboring Freer Gallery of Art together form the national museum of Asian art for the United States. As part of the Smithsonian Institution the galleries both are dedicated to advancing public knowledge about the arts and cultures of Asia through exhibitions, publications, research and education.