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Author Hirayama, Hina, 1964-
Title With Eclat : the Boston Athenaeum and the origin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Imprint Boston : Boston Athenaeum, 2013.
[Place of distribution not identified] : University Press of New England, 2013.

Author Hirayama, Hina, 1964-
Subject Boston Athenaeum -- History.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston -- History.
Art museums -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (235 pages)
Contents Introduction -- 1. The Fine Arts at the Boston Athenum, 1807-1870 -- 2. Toward 1870: the Perkins Brothers, the Athenum Gallery, and changing taste in Boston -- 3. The Founding vision for the museum, 1870 -- 4. The Athenum and the museum, 1870-1876 -- 5. After 1876: changing directions -- Epilogue -- Appendix: The incorporators of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1870 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary A detailed history of the Boston Athenaeum's historic role in the founding of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780934552837 (electronic bk.)
0934552835 (electronic bk.)
0934552827 (pbk.)
9780934552820 (pbk.)
9781299220898 (MyiLibrary)
1299220894 (MyiLibrary)
OCLC # 827210633
Additional Format Print version: Hirayama, Hina. With Eclat : The Boston Athenaeum and the Origin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston : Boston Athenaeum, 2013 9780934552820