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Creator:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Subject:
Avery, Samuel Putnam  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert  Search this
Booth, Edwin Thomas  Search this
Brown, John George  Search this
Casilear, John William  Search this
Champney, James Wells  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown  Search this
Godwin, Parke  Search this
Hall, George Henry  Search this
Hart, William McDougal  Search this
Hubbard, Richard William  Search this
Inness, George  Search this
Johnson, Eastman  Search this
Johnston, John Taylor  Search this
McEntee, Jervis  Search this
Olyphant, Robert M.  Search this
Page, William  Search this
Perry, E. W. (Enoch Wood)  Search this
Reid, Whitelaw  Search this
Taylor, Bayard  Search this
Vaux, Calvert  Search this
Vaux, Mary McEntee  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington  Search this
American Art Association  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Century illustrated monthly magazine  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Ortgies & Co.  Search this
Rogers, Peet Company, New York  Search this
Union League Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Writings
Place:
Arkville, N.Y.
Chicago, Ill.
Detroit, Mich.
Louisville, Ky.
Mexico
Minneapolis, Minn.
Nantucket, Mass.
Date:
1883 June 16- 1889 July 31
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 28 x 21 cm.
Summary:
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), Frederic 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.
Citation:
Jervis McEntee. Diary, Volume IV, 1883 June 16- 1889 July 31. Jervis McEntee papers, 1796. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Finances, Personal  Search this
Sketching  Search this
Theatrical productions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6188
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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