The second of the five volumes that make up the diaries of Jervis McEntee. He writes about the New York City art community, with his friends Henry Blackburn (art writer and editor of London Society and Academy Notes), Edwin Booth (actor), William Bryant (poet and editor), Frederick E. Church (his teacher), Sanford Gifford, Eastman Johnson, John F. Kensett, Frederick Law Olmstead (landscape architect), Bayard Taylor (writer for the New York Tribune and author), Launt Thompson, John Q.A. Ward, John F. Weir, and Worthington Whittredge. He includes visits to artists' studios and social engagements such as concerts, theater, dinner parties, and lectures in the company of his friends or with his wife, Gertrude. He describes numerous sketching trips in the Catskills and the Maine woods with fellow artists and their involvement with the Century Club and the National Academy's Council. McEntee also describes his work, family life, transactions of paintings, and continuous financial troubles.
Place of publication, production, or execution: No place, unknown, or undetermined
Citation: Jervis McEntee. Diary, Vol. II, 1874 Nov. 26-1878 Dec. 8. Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note: Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Subject: Bierstadt, Albert
Subject: Booth, Edwin Thomas
Subject: De Forest, Robert W.
Subject: Durand, Asher Brown
Subject: Johnson, Eastman
Subject: McEntee, Jervis
Subject: Taylor, Bayard
Subject: Vanderlyn, John
Subject: Whittredge, Worthington
Subject: Union League Club (New York, N.Y.)
Record number: (DSI-AAA)5444
Date: 1874 Nov. 26-1878 Dec. 8
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