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Diary, Vol. IV

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McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891
Avery, Samuel Putnam
Bierstadt, Albert
Booth, Edwin Thomas
Brown, John George
Casilear, John William
Champney, James Wells
Church, Frederic Edwin
Durand, Asher Brown
Godwin, Parke
Hall, George Henry
Hart, William McDougal
Hubbard, Richard William
Inness, George
Johnson, Eastman
Johnston, John Taylor
McEntee, Jervis
Olyphant, Robert M.
Page, William
Perry, E. W. (Enoch Wood)
Reid, Whitelaw
Taylor, Bayard
Vaux, Calvert
Vaux, Mary McEntee
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)
Whittredge, Worthington
American Art Association
Art Institute of Chicago
Century illustrated monthly magazine
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Ortgies & Co.
Rogers, Peet Company, New York
Union League Club (New York, N.Y.)
Arkville, N.Y.
Chicago, Ill.
Detroit, Mich.
Louisville, Ky.
Minneapolis, Minn.
Nantucket, Mass.
June 16, 1883- July 31, 1889
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 28 x 21 cm.
The fourth 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
Finances, Personal
Theatrical productions
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Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905
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Archives of American Art