American Academy of Fine Arts and American Art-Union: Introduction and Exhibition Record
by Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett and Theodore Sizer
NY: New York Historical Society, 1953. Hardcover. VG, ex library with bookplate, small spine label, text block stamp and pocket in rear. Appears never used, tight and clean`. Red cloth. 18 bw plates. Two volumes. Volume 1 (xiv, 311 p.): Introduction. Contains a History of The American Academy by Theodore Sizer and a Foreword by James Thomas Flexner. Essay on the American Art Union by Charles E. Baker; Publications of The Art-Union by Mary Bartlett Cowdrey; Sale of Art-Union Holdings by Malcolm Steams Jr. Includes Table of Art Works purchased, with buyers and prices (alphabetically by artist) and list of buyers, with artists whose work they purchased. Vol. 2 (v, 504 p.) lists the Exhibition Records. Extremely rare.
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