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"With éclat" : the Boston Athenaeum and the origin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Author: Hina Hirayama
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : The Boston Athenaeum, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed history of the Boston Athenaeum's historic role in the founding of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hina Hirayama
ISBN: 9780934552820 0934552827 0934552835 9780934552837
OCLC Number: 798923754
Description: 235 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: The fine arts at the Boston Athenaeum, 1807-1870 --
Toward 1870: the Perkins brothers, the Athenaeum Gallery, and changing taste in Boston --
The founding vision for the Museum, 1870 --
The Athenaeum and the Museum, 1870-1876 --
After 1876: changing directions --
Epilogue --
Appendix: the incorporators of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1870.
Responsibility: Hina Hirayama.

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