[Thoreau & the Transcendentalists:] Concord Free Public Library. Paintings and Statuary. Paintings.
Catalog of paintings and other portraits of leading Transcendentalists, authors, and Massachusetts worthies
Ephemeral 4-page catalog of paintings, sculptures, etchings, and photographs in the Concord Free Public Library in Concord, Massachusetts. Portraits and busts of Transcendentalists Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and A. Bronson Alcott are found in this collection.
Others in the Transcendentalist circle mentioned here include Ebenezer R. Hoar, Sophia D. Thoreau, Edward W. Emerson, and artists Alicia M. Keyes and Francis Edwin Elwell. Other artists and worthies mentioned include sculptor Daniel Chester French, Boston sculptor Thomas Gould, Horace Mann, Louis Agassiz, and Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Dr. Josiah Bartlett.
A catalog entry referring to Hoar’s bequest of the William J. Stillman painting The Philosophers’ Camp in the Adirondacks, which includes depictions of Emerson and Hoar, dates the catalog to after 1894.¹
Description: [Thoreau & the Transcendentalists:] Concord Free Public Library. Paintings and Statuary. Paintings.
[Concord, Massachusetts: Concord Free Library, after 1894]. pp. Brochure. 5¾ x 4 inches. Bifolium. Folds and creases; very good.
Note. Emerson Statue Celebration | Special Collections | Concord Free Public Library accessed online.
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