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Boston Public Library

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Public Library Arts Department collection of John Singer Sargent clippings and other ephemera

 Collection
Call Number: MS ART 001
Abstract Collection of newspaper clippings, compiled by Boston Public Library staff in the mid-20th century related to John Singer Sargent, primarily newspaper clippings related his later mural work and reproductions of his artwork.
Dates: 1896 - 1939

Trustees of the Boston Public Library Records: McKim Building Art and Architecture Records

 Collection — Container: MS Bos Li
Call Number: MS Bos Li
Abstract This collection documents the planning, design, and installation of the art work that is located in the McKim Building of the Boston Public Library. In particular, the creation of and the controversies surrounding the murals by John Singer Sargent and Edwin Austin Abbey are documented. Other subjects include Pierre Puvis de Chavannes’s  mural The Muses, Frederick MacMonnies's sculpture Bacchante, and the influence Augustus...
Dates: 1859-1965; Majority of material found in 1888-1895