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Colonial American Portraiture

By: Craven, Wayne

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11182

ISBN: 0521320445

Condition: Fine


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Mr. Luman Reed's Picture Gallery: A Pioneer Collection of American Art

By: Foshay, Ella M., Wayne Craven (introduction), and Timothy Anglin Burgard (catalogue)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10460

ISBN: 0810937514

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with tiny chip to laminate at back panel near spine. Between 1830 and his death in 1836, New York merchant Luman Reed assembled one of the first significant collections of American art, which he displayed in a specially designed gallery in his townhouse on Greenwich Street in lower Manhattan. Reed's entire collection was purchased after his death by an association of Reed's friends in 1844, when it became the nucleus of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. In 1858, it was given to the New-York Historical Society where it survives intact. This book is an exhaustive study of ... View more info