Smithsonian Freer Gallery, Washington, DC Photos

The Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art (1921) on the National Mall is a Renaissance Revival structure designed by Charles A. Platt. The museum features antique Oriental objects and the art of American artist James McNeil Whistler, centered around Whistler's Peacock Room.

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Panorama of Peacock Room designed by James McNeil Whistler & architect Thomas Jeckyll to display porcelain collection of Frederick Leyland in London at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Panorama of Peacock Room (1876-7) designed by James McNeil Whistler & architect Thomas Jeckyll to display porcelain collection of Frederick Leyland in London at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Freer Gallery Of Art building. Washington, DC.Modern sculpture at Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art on National Mall. Washington, DC.Lampstand at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Freer Gallery Of Art (1923) building. Washington, DC. Architect: Charles A. Platt. On National Register.Modern sculpture in front of the Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art (1921) on National Mall. Washington, DC. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: Charles A. Platt. On National Register.Lampstand at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Courtyard of Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room wall decorated to display Frederick Leyland's collection of antique Syrian & Oriental ceramics by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Woman in Japanese dress painting by James McNeil Whistler as part of Peacock Room for Frederick Leyland mansion n London at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room wall panels by James McNeil Whistler with Frederick Leyland's collection of antique Syrian & Mesopotamian ceramics at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Courtyard of Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room wall decorated (1876-7) to display Frederick Leyland's collection of antique Syrian & Oriental ceramics by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Woman in Japanese dress painting (c1876) by James McNeil Whistler as part of Peacock Room for Frederick Leyland mansion n London at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room wall panels (1876-7) by James McNeil Whistler with Frederick Leyland's collection of antique Syrian & Mesopotamian ceramics at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Peacock Room golden wall panels by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Antique pottery vase collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramics collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramic vases in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Peacock Room golden wall panels (1876-7) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Antique pottery vase collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramics collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramic vases in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Ceramics collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramics collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room wall decorated to display Frederick Leyland's collection of antique ceramics by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room fireplace sunflower andirons at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Ceramics collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramics collection in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room wall decorated (1876-7) to display Frederick Leyland's collection of antique ceramics by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Peacock Room fireplace sunflower andirons at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Peacock Room wall decorated to display Frederick Leyland's collection of antique ceramics by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Sideboard in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.James McNeil Whistler portrait by Henri Fantin-Latour at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Gallery of Chelsea views by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Peacock Room wall decorated (1876-7) to display Frederick Leyland's collection of antique ceramics by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Sideboard in Peacock Room at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.James McNeil Whistler portrait (1865) by Henri Fantin-Latour at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Gallery of Chelsea views (c1859) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
The Thames in Ice painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Caprice in Purple & Gold: Golden Screen painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Variations in Flesh Colour & Green: The Balcony painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Symphony in White & Red painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
The Thames in Ice painting (1860) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Caprice in Purple & Gold: Golden Screen painting (Joanna Heffernan - Whistler's Mistress portrait) (1864) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Variations in Flesh Colour & Green: The Balcony painting (1864-70) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Symphony in White & Red painting (c1868) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Nocturne in Blue & Gold: Valparaiso painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Arrangement in Black: Portrait of F.R. Leyland painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Arrangement in White & Black painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Harmony in Blue & Gold: The Little Blue Girl painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Nocturne in Blue & Gold: Valparaiso painting (c1867-74) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Arrangement in Black: Portrait of F.R. Leyland (Whistler's patron) painting (c1870-73) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Arrangement in White & Black painting (Mau Franklin - Whistler's Mistress portrait) (c1876) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Harmony in Blue & Gold: The Little Blue Girl painting (1894-1903) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Green & Gold: The Little Green Cap painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.The Little Red Glove painting by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Charles Lang Freer by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Breakfast in the Loggia painting by John Singer Sargent at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Green & Gold: The Little Green Cap painting (1896-1901) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.The Little Red Glove painting (1896-1902) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Charles Lang Freer (1902-3) by James McNeil Whistler at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Breakfast in the Loggia painting (1910) by John Singer Sargent at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese sculpture collection at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade or bronze ceremonial tools & weapons at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade & bronze ceremonial daggers & axes at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine warmers at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese sculpture collection at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade or bronze ceremonial tools & weapons (c3300-1050 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade & bronze ceremonial daggers & axes (c1300-1200 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine warmers (c1600-1050 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze ritual food cauldrons at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze container in form of two owls at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze container in form of two owls at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze ritual food cauldrons (c1600-1050 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container (c1600-1050 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze container in form of two owls (c1200-1100 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze container in form of two owls (c1200-1100 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze ritual ewer at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze animal ewers at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze grain bowl at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze fittings in form of tigers at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze ritual ewer (c1200-1100 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze animal ewers (c1300-975 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze grain bowl (c1050-1000 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze fittings in form of tigers (c900 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze fittings in form of tigers at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade pendants & gold chain at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade Bi disk with dragon & feline at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese marble stele with Buddhist themes at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze fittings in form of tigers (c900 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade pendants & gold chain (c475-221 BCE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese jade Bi disk with dragon & feline (c100-220 CE) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese marble stele with Buddhist themes (557-581) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese limestone Buddhas at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese sandstone Buddha at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese porcelain canteen at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Korean stoneware bottle with ginseng leaves design & ewer in shape of melon at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chinese limestone Buddhas (581-600) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese sandstone Buddha (c523) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Chinese porcelain canteen (15th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Korean stoneware bottle with ginseng leaves design (12th C) & ewer in shape of melon (12th-13th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Korean stoneware ewer with design of lotus & chrysanthemum sprays at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Korean stoneware bottle with design of phoenixes & peony vinescrolls at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Korean stoneware bottle with design of cranes & clouds at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Japanese stoneware dish with design of pines in snow by Kiyomizu Rokubei II at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Korean stoneware ewer with design of lotus & chrysanthemum sprays (late 12th-mid 13th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Korean stoneware bottle with design of phoenixes & peony vinescrolls (mid 12th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Korean stoneware bottle with design of cranes & clouds (13th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Japanese stoneware dish with design of pines in snow (early 19th C) by Kiyomizu Rokubei II at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Japanese stoneware bowl with design of bamboo grass in snow by Nin'ami Dohachi at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Japanese lacquer inkstone box at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Bronze Nandi the Bull from India at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ivory throne leg carved as elephant from India at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Japanese stoneware bowl with design of bamboo grass in snow (early 19th C) by Nin'ami Dohachi at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Japanese lacquer inkstone box (19th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Bronze Nandi the Bull (12th C) from India at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ivory throne leg carved as elephant (13th C) from India at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Egyptian rock crystal & gold flask & Syrian gold armlet at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Persian brass candlestick with lions at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Detail of Persian brass candlestick with lions at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Iraqi brass & silver canteen at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Egyptian rock crystal & gold flask (9th-10th C) & Syrian gold armlet (11th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Persian brass candlestick with lions (late 12th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Detail of Persian brass candlestick with lions (late 12th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Iraqi brass & silver canteen (mid 13th C) at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Iraqi earthenware bowl by Khalid at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Glazed earthenware bowl with birds from Iran or Afghanistan at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Glazed earthenware bowl with bird from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled earthenware bowl with elephant & rider from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Iraqi earthenware bowl (9th-10th C) by Khalid at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Glazed earthenware bowl with birds (10th C) from Iran or Afghanistan at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Glazed earthenware bowl with bird (late 12th- early 13th C) from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled earthenware bowl with elephant & rider (late 12th- early 13th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Enameled earthenware bowl with couple from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled & gilded glass beaker from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled & gilded glass bowl from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled & gilded glass vase with four handles from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Enameled earthenware bowl with couple (early 13th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled & gilded glass beaker (late 13th C) from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled & gilded glass bowl (1350-1400) from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled & gilded glass vase with four handles (c1325-50) from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Enameled & gilded glass mosque lamp from Egypt at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Stonepaste painted plate from Iznik, Turkey at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Stonepaste painted tankard from Iznik, Turkey at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Stonepaste painted tile from Iznik, Turkey at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Enameled & gilded glass mosque lamp (c1360) from Egypt at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Stonepaste painted plate (c1510) from Iznik, Turkey at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Stonepaste painted tankard (c1575-85) from Iznik, Turkey at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Stonepaste painted tile (c1575) from Iznik, Turkey at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.

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