Jervis McEntee Diaries

Tuesday November 9, 1880

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, November 9, 1880, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Tuesday, Nov 9, 1880 Worked all day in my studio. Finished the picture for Sara's fair and began a picture 20x24 of a foggy autumn landscape based upon some things I saw on my way to New Haven. Took a walk on the Commons before tea. I feel much better, more hopeful, less unhappy and am interested in my work for which I am very thankful. A letter from Mr. Bachelder and one from the Corcoran Gallery telling me my picture had arrived and was nicely hung. I am writing my paper on Gifford for the memorial evening but I find it very difficult to express myself about him. It will be very brief.

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