The third 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. III, 1878 Dec. 15-1883 June 15. Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Subject: Bierstadt, Albert
Subject: Blum, Robert Frederick
Subject: Booth, Edwin Thomas
Subject: Brown, John George
Subject: Church, Frederic Edwin
Subject: Cooper, Peter
Subject: Dielman, Frederick
Subject: Gifford, James C.
Subject: Gifford, Sanford Robinson
Subject: Hall, George Henry
Subject: Hart, William McDougal
Subject: Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander)
Subject: Hubbard, Richard William
Subject: Huntington, Daniel
Subject: Johnson, Eastman
Subject: McEntee, Jervis
Subject: Norton, Charles Eliot
Subject: Perry, E. W. (Enoch Wood)
Subject: Robbins, Horace Wolcott Jr.
Subject: Shattuck, Aaron Draper
Subject: Vanderlyn, John
Subject: Vaux, Calvert
Subject: Ward, John Quincy Adams
Subject: Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)
Subject: Whittredge, Worthington
Subject: Wood, Thomas Waterman
Subject: Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
Subject: National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Record number: (DSI-AAA)5250
Date: 1878 Dec. 15-1883 June 15
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