HIGH MUSEUM OF ART
Listed alphabetically, selected Gill & Lagodich framing projects for the High Museum of Art include provision of period frames for Albert Bierstadt, Pioneers of the Woods, California, ca. 1863; William Mason Brown, Peaches on a White Plate, ca. 1880; Patrick Henry Bruce, Leaves, 1912; William Merritt Chase, Still Life with Fish, ca. 1910; Joseph Decker, Still Life with Peanuts, ca. 1890; Robert S. Duncanson, Woodland Stream, An Idyll by the Bridge, ca. 1865; Childe Hassam, Seascape—Isle of Shoals, 1902; May Hallowell, pastel portrait, ca. 1880s; Martin Johnson Heade, Twilight, ca. 1886; Alfred Cornelius Howland, Fourth of July Parade, ca. 1886; John F. Kensett, Camels Hump...Western Shore...Lake Champlain, 1852; Ernest Lawson, Washington Bridge, Harlem River, ca. 1915; Jervis McEntee, The Hudson River Valley, c. 1874; William Trost Richards, Lake Scene, Boating, 1861; John Sloan, Quaker Nell (Helen M. Taylor), 1916; Henry Ossawa Tanner, Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, 1929-30; Henry Ossawa Tanner, View of Fez, ca. 1912; Elihu Vedder, Waves at Palo, 1874; Thomas Worthington Whittredge, Rolling Hills, 1846; Hale Woodruff, Old Farmhouse in Beauce Valley, ca. 1927; Hale Woodruff, Results of Good Housing, ca. 1941-43; and Hale Woodruff, Results of Poor Housing, ca. 1941-43.
Custom replication of original period frames from the G&L Collection and custom-designed frames made for Milton Avery, Sally with Skull, 1946; Asher B. Durand, View Near Rutland, Vermont, 1837; Ralph Earl, Portrait of David Baldwin, 1790; William Harnett, Still Life with a Bust of Dante, 1883; George Inness, A Bit of the Roman Aqueduct, 1852; George Inness, The Passing Storm, 1892; and Norman Lewis, Torch, c. 1960.
Curator Close-Up: Stephanie Heydt
Frame consultants Tracy Gill and Simeon Lagodich in conversation with Stephanie Heydt, the High Museum’s Margaret and Terry Stent Curator of American Art. Learn about the project Stephanie undertook to enhance the galleries by pairing American paintings with appropriate antique frames. Working with the High since 2003, Gill & Lagodich have framed over thirty paintings in the museum's collection to date.
MILTON AVERY (1885–1965)
Sally with Skull, 1946, oil on canvas, 33" x 26", custom-made replica American modernist frame, ebonized rough-sawn wood; molding width 3-1/2"
CHILDE HASSAM (1859–1935)
Seascape--Isle of Shoals, 1902, oil on canvas, 29-1/8 x 37-1/2 inches, c. 1900 Stanford White-style American painting frame, gilded carved wood, attributed to Milch Galleries, New York frame makers.
JOHN SLOAN (1871–1951)
Quaker Nell (Helen M. Taylor), 1916, oil on canvas, 24 x 20 inches, PERIOD FRAME c. 1915-20 American Arts and Crafts/Ashcan painting frame; metal-gilded carved wood; cassetta profile; molding width: 3-1/2” Painting gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hirschl.