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Diary, Vol. III

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Creator:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891
Subject:
Bierstadt, Albert
Blum, Robert Frederick
Booth, Edwin Thomas
Brown, John George
Church, Frederic Edwin
Cooper, Peter
Dielman, Frederick
Gifford, James C.
Gifford, Sanford Robinson
Hall, George Henry
Hart, William McDougal
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander)
Hubbard, Richard William
Huntington, Daniel
Johnson, Eastman
McEntee, Jervis
Norton, Charles Eliot
Perry, E. W. (Enoch Wood)
Robbins, Horace Wolcott Jr.
Shattuck, Aaron Draper
Vanderlyn, John
Vaux, Calvert
Ward, John Quincy Adams
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)
Whittredge, Worthington
Wood, Thomas Waterman
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Type:
Writings
Place:
Bismarck, N.D.
Chicago, Ill.
Fargo, N.D.
Greece
Me.
New Haven, Conn.
New Orleans, La.
Quebec, Canada
St. Paul, Minn.
Date:
1878 Dec. 15-1883 June 15
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 25 x 19 cm.
Summary:
The third of the five volumes that make up the diaries of Jervis McEntee. He writes about the New York City art community, with his friends Henry Blackburn (art writer and editor of London Society and Academy Notes), Edwin Booth (actor), William Bryant (poet and editor), Frederick E. Church (his teacher), Sanford Gifford, Eastman Johnson, John F. Kensett, Frederick Law Olmstead (landscape architect), Bayard Taylor (writer for the New York Tribune and author), Launt Thompson, John Q.A. Ward, John F. Weir, and Worthington Whittredge. He includes visits to artists' studios and social engagements such as concerts, theater, dinner parties, and lectures in the company of his friends or with his wife, Gertrude. He describes numerous sketching trips in the Catskills and the Maine woods with fellow artists and their involvement with the Century Club and the National Academy's Council. McEntee also describes his work, family life, transactions of paintings, and continuous financial troubles.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Finances, Personal
Sketching
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5250
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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