The Tenth Street Studio Building: Artist-Entrepreneurs from the Hudson River School to the American Impressionists

By Annette Blaugrund

New York's 10th highway Studio development (1857-1956), designed through Richard Morris Hunt, housed one of the most vital artists within the usa, particularly Frederic E. Church, Albert Bierstadt, Winslow Homer, John l. a. Farge, and William Merritt Chase. The tenants labored, taught, exhibited, promoted, and offered their paintings from their studios and the gallery. This ebook examines not just the structure and services of the construction, illustrating a few of the studios, but additionally the selling of artwork within the nineteenth century. Excerpts from diaries, letters, and autobiographies offer a feeling of the congeniality and collaboration one of the tenants. A roster of tenants from 1857 to 1895 is integrated.

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