Freer Museum of Oriental Art: With Personal Recollections of the Donor

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Written by a friend of Charles Lang Freer, describes the formation of a group of enthusiasts of Oriental art, led by Ernest F. Fenollosa, and Freer's participation in that group. Provides biographical information on Freer and a description of the new Freer Gallery of Art. Also describes friendship between Freer and the gallery's architect, Charles A. Platt.


  • Fenollosa, Ernest F
  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Platt, Charles A (Charles Adams) 1861-1933
  • Freer Gallery of Art


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Scribners' Magazine Vol. 73 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,




  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Architecture
  • Art, Oriental
  • History
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Biography

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pp. 529-540

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