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James Carroll Beckwith diary (in the New York Historical Society), 1895

Creator:
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917
Subject:
Sargent, John Singer
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 v. (200 p.)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Diary kept by Beckwith during 1895 while living in New York City. Beckwith writes of his constant worry about money, his dissatisfaction with his painting, of friends and personal matters, the portraits he is working on, art and artists, his admiration for John Singer Sargent, classes at several art schools in the city, and the various clubs to which he belonged.
Citation:
James Carroll Beckwith diary (in the New York Historical Society), 1895. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 800 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original in: The New York Historical Society.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Portrait painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by the New York Historical Society, 1974.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Diaries
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Portrait painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5887
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208727
AAA_collcode_beckjaca
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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