Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art -- An Exhibition Organized on the Occasion of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the National Academy of Design, 1825-1975

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Washington, DC: National Collection of Fine Arts / Smithsonian Institution Press, 1975. Blue paper wraps. 271 pp. 1 color, 180 bw plates. Exhibition organized by Louis Marie Fink and Joshua C. Taylor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the National Academy of Design. Essays include: The Academic Tradition (Taylor); American Departures: 1825-1869 (Fink); American Renaissance: 1870-1917 (Fink); and The Persistence of Tradition (Taylor). The organization of the plates follows this ordering. Extensive notes and appendices as follows: Instructors and Lecturers at the National Academy of Design, 1826-1917; The Collection of the National Academy of Design; and Bibliographic Essay. Index of exhibiting artists. A highly important catalogue. Exhibition held at the National Collection of Fine Arts, June 6 to Sept. 1, 1975. VG.


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