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Book of the artists : American artist life : comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists : preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America : with an appendix containing an account of notable pictures and private collections, 1867

Book of the artists : American artist life : comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists : preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America : with an appendix containing an account of notable pictures and private collections, 1867

Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871

Writer, Poet, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: xi, [7]-639 p. front (port.); 24 cm.

Summary: Tuckerman's book provides biographical information on many 18th and 19th century American artists; photographs of several are included.

Provenance

Donated ca. 1958 by Robert McIntyre as part of the Macbeth Gallery records. Also donated were 18 individual photographs of artists taken by George Rockwood and Sarony & Co. offered for sale in the extra-illustrated, large paper edition of Tuckerman's book. These have been cataloged separately under Rockwood, George.

Restrictions on Access

Unmicrofilmed; use requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. storage facility.

How to Cite This Collection

Book of the artists : American artist life : comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists : preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America : with an appendix containing an account of notable pictures and private collections, 1867. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.