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A detailed history of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, from its foundations in the Boston Athenaeum, as an educative .

A detailed history of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, from its foundations in the Boston Athenaeum, as an educative institution with a collection of plaster casts and originals loaned and donated by Boston’s wealthy collectors. The MFA was privately organized and financed by wealthy patrons and artists associated with Boston. Whitehall traced the physical and ideological transformation of the MFA over a century, with attention to changing architectural space and collection acquisition. 6 people found this helpful.

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In this story of one of the world's few privately financed museums, Mr. Whitehill writes with grace,elegance, and . Although the book is the history of a single institution, it also records a century of changes in taste and values. Whitehill writes with grace,elegance, and wit of the remarkable men and women who have applied money and talent to bringing excellence in the arts to Boston.

Walter Muir Whitehill. On February 4, 1870, the Massachusetts Legislature incorporated the Trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, for the purpose of erecting a museum for the preservation and exhibition of works of art, of making, maintaining, and establishing collections of such works, and of affording instruction in the Fine Arts. In this story of one of the world’s few privately financed museums, Walter Whitehill writes with grace, elegance, and wit of the remarkable men and women who have applied money and talent to bringing excellence in the arts to Boston.

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is the fifth largest museum in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. It is home to 8,161 paintings, second most only to the Metropolitan. It is home to 8,161 paintings, second most only to the Metropolitan Museum in New York among American museums. With more than . million visitors a year, it is the 52nd most visited art museum in the world as of 2019.

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: A Centennial History (2 Volumes) download epub
Americas
Author: Walter Muir Whitehill
ISBN: 0674588754
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Belknap Press; First edition (January 1, 1970)
Pages: 888 pages