James Carroll Beckwith diary (in the New York Historical Society), 1895

Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), b. 1852 d. 1917
Portrait painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1 v. (200 p.)

Collection Summary: Diary kept by Beckwith during 1895 while living in New York City. Beckwith writes of his constant worry about money, his dissatisfaction with his painting, of friends and personal matters, the portraits he is working on, art and artists, his admiration for John Singer Sargent, classes at several art schools in the city, and the various clubs to which he belonged.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter; New York, N.Y.

Lent for microfilming by the New York Historical Society, 1974.

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