Jervis McEntee Diaries

Thursday February 17, 1876

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, Thursday, February 17, 1876, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Dined at Bayard Taylors. He has just returned from a five weeks lecturing tour in the West. Met Mr. & Mrs. Bacon of Milwaukee and a Mr. Grant. Mrs. Bacon was in my studio a few days ago with Mrs. Henshaw. Came home after ten o'clock and stopped in at Bierstadts reception, most of the guests having gone. This afternoon painted a little Winter picture near Kingston (size 12x20) with a sunset sky. It promises well.

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