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Something Worth Reading at Last, (painting)

Artist:
Jones, Frank C. b. 1857
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 272
"Born in Baltimore, 1857. Was a pupil of Boulanger, Lefebvre, and L'Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. First exhibited, 1881, at the National Academy, New York. Was awarded the Thomas B. Clarke prize ($300.] for the best figure composition in the National Academy, New York. Elected A.N.A., 1881; N.A., 1883. member of the American Water Color Society, the Artists' Fund Society, and the Society of American Artists." [P. XL; illustration depicts woman kneeling by trunk which she holds open with one hand, while she holds some written material she has taken out of it in the other. Illustration caption has exclamation point after title, but this does not appear in the entry portion of the catalogue. Under the title of the illustration is the caption: "from National Academy Notes, 1886."]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. August 28 - October 23, 1886 Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Editor of National Academy Notes, Director of the Art Department. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 440-446 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
Artist address: 58 West Fifty-Seventh St., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: American Water Color Society (New York); National Academician; Society of American Artists, New York; Artists' Fund Society.
Topic:
Figure female
Recreation--Leisure--Reading
Object--Written Matter
Object--Other--Container
Control number:
AECI 03890273
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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