The fourth 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, Volume IV, 1883 June 16- 1889 July 31. 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: Avery, Samuel Putnam
Subject: Bierstadt, Albert
Subject: Booth, Edwin Thomas
Subject: Brown, John George
Subject: Casilear, John William
Subject: Champney, James Wells
Subject: Church, Frederic Edwin
Subject: Durand, Asher Brown
Subject: Godwin, Parke
Subject: Hall, George Henry
Subject: Hart, William McDougal
Subject: Hubbard, Richard William
Subject: Inness, George
Subject: Johnson, Eastman
Subject: Johnston, John Taylor
Subject: McEntee, Jervis
Subject: Olyphant, Robert M.
Subject: Page, William
Subject: Perry, E. W. (Enoch Wood)
Subject: Reid, Whitelaw
Subject: Taylor, Bayard
Subject: Vaux, Calvert
Subject: Vaux, Mary McEntee
Subject: Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)
Subject: Whittredge, Worthington
Subject: American Art Association
Subject: Art Institute of Chicago
Subject: Century illustrated monthly magazine
Subject: National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Subject: Ortgies & Co.
Subject: Rogers, Peet Company, New York
Subject: Union League Club (New York, N.Y.)
Record number: (DSI-AAA)6188
Date: 1883 June 16- 1889 July 31
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