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American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Vol. 1, a Catalogue of Works by Artists Born By 1815

American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art( )
Author: Caldwell, John
Rodriguez Roque, Oswaldo
Johnson, Dale T.
Editor: Luhrs, Kathleen
Rebora, Carrie
Windels, Patricia R.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $240.00
Book Description:

The first american painting to enter the Museum's collection, Henry Peters Gray's Wages of War, was received in 1872, two years after the Museum's founding. Since then over 1600 American paintings by about 800 artists have entered the collection through purchase, gift, and bequest. Of these, some 950 paintings by approximately 400 artists born before 1876 are the holding of the Department of American Paintings and Sculpture. The Museum's collection of American...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / American / General
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.75 x 10.5 Inches
Book Weight:5.65 Pounds

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