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Book of the artists : American artist life : comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists : preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America : with an appendix containing an account of notable pictures and private collections, 1867

Creator:
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
xi, [7]-639 p. front (port.); 24 cm.
General Note:
Donated to the Archives as part of the Macbeth Gallery records.
Access Note / Rights:
Unmicrofilmed; use requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. storage facility.
Summary:
Tuckerman's book provides biographical information on many 18th and 19th century American artists; photographs of several are included.
Citation:
Book of the artists : American artist life : comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists : preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America : with an appendix containing an account of notable pictures and private collections, 1867. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated ca. 1958 by Robert McIntyre as part of the Macbeth Gallery records. Also donated were 18 individual photographs of artists taken by George Rockwood and Sarony & Co. offered for sale in the extra-illustrated, large paper edition of Tuckerman's book. These have been cataloged separately under Rockwood, George.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6603
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215907
AAA_collcode_tuckhenr
Theme:
Publications
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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