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Scrapbook of materials relating to George Whitney's art collection, ca. 1885

Scrapbook of materials relating to George Whitney's art collection, ca. 1885

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Title: Scrapbook of materials relating to George Whitney's art collection

Date: ca. 1885

Physical Details: Scrapbook : 1 v. : b&w ; 26 x 32 cm.

Description: Scrapbook contains: a handwritten list of the artists represented in Whitney's collection, reproductions of 35 paintings and one sculpture from the collection, newspaper clippings pertaining to some of those paintings (notably several on Eastman Johnson's The last service of the old stage coach) or to the sale of Whitney's collection itself, and photographs of his gallery with the paintings in situ.

Artworks reproduced are primarily 19th century realist paintings and watercolors, including several landscapes by William Trost Richards.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Papers relating to the sale of George Whitney's art collection

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Scrapbook of materials relating to George Whitney's art collection, ca. 1885. Papers relating to the sale of George Whitney's art collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 12181