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Abbott, Samuel Appleton Browne, 1846-1931


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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