"With éclat" :the Boston Athenaeum and the origin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston /Hina Hirayama.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-303579

Description

235 pages ; 27 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

History.
Art museums History 19th century.
Art museums.

Originator

Hirayama, Hina, 1964-

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.

Description

235 pages ; 27 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-226) and index.

ISBN

9780934552820 (alk. paper)
0934552827 (alk. paper)
0934552835 (alk. paper)
9780934552837 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Book Prize N521.A8 H57 2013
Stacks N521.A8 H57 2013

Other People and Orgs

Boston Athenaeum
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston Athenaeum.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Places

Massachusetts Boston
Massachusetts