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Frederick William MacMonnies papers, 1874-1997

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Series 7: Writings , 1912-1917
(Box 2; 12 folders)

Writings consist of a manuscript by MacMonnies concerning the adverse effects modernity was having on beauty in art, a typescript concerning George Grey Barnard's statue of Lincoln, family anecdotes by Berthe Hélène MacMonnies, reminiscences by René de Quélin who also apprenticed in Saint-Gaudens' studio, dietary advice for Mrs. MacMonnies, and miscellaneous poetry. Of special interest are Mary Fairchild MacMonnies Low's memoirs in which she describes her early life, her first encounter with MacMonnies, and their life together in Paris and Giverny, including a visit from Stanford White and his wife.
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Manuscript Concerning the Loss of Beauty in Art through Modernity by Frederick MacMonnies, 1912
2
1
Typescript Concerning George Grey Barnard's Statue of Lincoln, 1917
2
2
Memoirs by Mary Fairchild MacMonnies Low, undated
(6 folders)
2
3-8
Family Anecdotes by Berthe Hélène MacMonnies, undated
2
9
Autobiographical Account by René de Quélin, undated
2
10
Dietary Advice for Mrs. MacMonnies, 1913
2
11
Miscellaneous Poetry, undated
2
12

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