Jervis McEntee Diaries

Friday March 27, 1874

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, March 27, 1874, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Friday, March 27, 1874- I sent my pictures to the Academy today. Four in all. "Cape Ann" 24x42 for sale, price $1250. "Deans River" 16x26, price $600. "Solitaire" 18x21, price $600; and "A Wood Path" belonging to Henry James Esq. Weir dined with us and Gifford came in in the evening to get us to go to the Art Museum where we were invited to a reception the occasion being to see the "Last Summers work of Kensett" presented to the Museum by Thos. Kensett and the pictures of the "Cross and the World" of Cole presented by Colyer. I begin to be tired of crowds and didn't go.

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